2018 Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center, Inc. Health Center Program Awardee Data

WORCESTER, MASSACHUSETTS

3-year project period; end date 5/31/2021

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Total Patients: 28,414

 Health Center Quality Leader Silver  Access Enhancer  Health Disparities Reducers  Advancing Health Information Technology (HIT) for Quality PCMH Recognition as of Tuesday, March 31, 2020

UDS Data Comparisons

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  2016 2017 2018
Total Patients 26,382 26,195 28,414
Age (% of total patients)
Percentage of Children (< 18 years old) 28.44% 29.04% 28.27%
Number of Children (< 18 years old) 7,504 7,606 8,032
Percentage of Adults (18 to 64) 64.87% 63.94% 63.55%
Number of Adults (18 to 64) 17,114 16,748 18,057
Percentage of Older Adults (Age 65 and over) 6.69% 7.03% 8.18%
Number of Older Adults (Age 65 and over) 1,764 1,841 2,325
Patients By Race & Ethnicity (% known)
Percentage of Racial and/or Ethnic Minority Patients 69.00% 70.26% 70.60%
Number of Racial and/or Ethnic Minority Patients 17,953 18,117 18,920
Percentage of Hispanic/Latino Ethnicity Patients 45.52% 47.15% 47.43%
Number of Hispanic/Latino Ethnicity Patients 11,887 12,228 12,732
Percentage of Non-Hispanic White Patients 31.20% 30.03% 29.60%
Number of Non-Hispanic White Patients 8,066 7,669 7,877
Percentage of Asian Patients 1 4.08% 3.88% 3.68%
Number of Asian Patients1 1,054 990 980
Percentage of Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander Patients 1 0.34% 0.40% 0.53%
Number of Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander Patients 1 89 101 142
Percentage of Black/African American Patients1 13.23% 12.50% 12.08%
Number of Black/African American1 3,421 3,193 3,214
Percentage of American Indian/Alaska Native Patients 1 0.11% 0.10% 0.12%
Number of American Indian/Alaska Native Patients1 28 26 33
Percentage of Patients with More than one race 1 27.61% 31.33% 34.31%
Number of Patients with More than one race 1 7,136 8,003 9,130
Total Patients with Known Race Ethnicity (Denominator) 25,849 25,542 26,611
Total Racial and/or Ethnic Minority Patients (Denominator) 26,019 25,786 26,797
Total Hispanic/Latino & Non-Hispanic Latino Patients (Denominator for Hispanic/Latino Ethnicity) 26,112 25,932 26,841
Language (% known)
Percentage of Patients Best Served in a Language Other Than English 74.38% 75.66% 72.51%
Number of Patients Best Served in a Language Other Than English 19,622 19,818 20,602
  2016 2017 2018
Income Status (% of patients with known income)
Total Patients with Known Income (Denominator) 17,433 16,960 20,078
Percentage of Patients at or below 200% of Federal Poverty Guideline 91.58% 90.45% 90.31%
Number of Patients at or below 200% of Poverty 15,965 15,341 18,133
Percentage of Patients at or below 100% of Poverty 60.44% 56.19% 56.77%
Number of Patients at or below 100% of Poverty 10,536 9,530 11,398
Insurance Status (% of total patients)
Percentage of Uninsured Patients 31.41% 32.79% 31.47%
Number of Uninsured Patients 8,286 8,590 8,942
Percentage of Children Uninsured (age 0-17 years) 5.05% 9.58% 6.82%
Number of Children Uninsured (age 0-17 years) 379 729 548
Percentage of Medicaid/CHIP Patients2 47.14% 45.64% 42.06%
Number of Medicaid/CHIP Patients 2 12,436 11,956 11,951
Percentage of Medicare Patients 7.21% 7.34% 8.21%
Number of Medicare Patients 1,903 1,924 2,334
Percentage of Dually Eligible (Medicare and Medicaid) Patients 5.83% 5.52% 5.72%
Number of Dually Eligible (Medicare and Medicaid) Patients (included in above) 1,537 1,446 1,624
Percentage of Patients with Other Third Party Payer 14.24% 14.22% 18.26%
Number of Patients with Other Third Party Payer 3,757 3,725 5,187
Total Insurance Source Patients (Denominator) 26,382 26,195 28,414
Total Insurance Source Patients Aged 0 - 17 (Denominator) 7,504 7,606 8,032
Special Populations
Percentage of Homeless Patients 1.94% 1.78% 1.82%
Number of Homeless Patients 513 466 516
Percentage of Agricultural Worker Patients 0.00% 0.02% 0.03%
Number of Agricultural Worker Patients 1 4 8
Percentage of Patients Served at a Health Center Located In or Immediately Accessible to a Public Housing Site 18.50% 18.60% 17.29%
Number of Patients Served at a Health Center Located In or Immediately Accessible to a Public Housing Site 4,881 4,871 4,913
Percentage of School-Based Health Center Patients 3.87% 4.47% 4.48%
Number of School-Based Health Center Patients 1,022 1,171 1,273
Percentage of Veterans Patients 0.44% 0.43% 0.72%
Number of Veteran Patients 115 112 206
Gender of Patients by Age (% Female)
Percentage of Female Patients (ages 15-44) 48.58% 48.73% 48.53%
Number of Female Patients (ages 15-44) 7,365 7,415 7,966
Percentage of Patients Under 15 Who are Female 19.93% 19.77% 19.45%
Number of Patients Under 15 Who are Female 3,021 3,009 3,192
Percentage of Patients 15-64 Who are Female 73.04% 72.89% 72.35%
Number of Patients 15-64 Who are Female 11,074 11,092 11,877
Percentage of Patients 65 and Over Who are Female 7.03% 7.34% 8.20%
Number of Patients 65 and Over Who are Female 1,066 1,117 1,346
Total Female Patients (Denominator) 15,161 15,218 16,415
Services (% of patients) 2016 2017 2018
Percentage of Medical Patients 81.75% 80.40% 81.41%
Number of Medical Patients 21,568 21,062 23,132
Percentage of Dental Patients 34.67% 35.93% 33.72%
Number of Dental Patients 9,146 9,411 9,581
Percentage of Mental Health Patients 8.41% 7.73% 7.75%
Number of Mental Health Patients 2,218 2,025 2,202
Percentage of Substance Use Disorder Patients - - 0.00%
Number of Substance Use Disorder Patients - - 0
Percentage of Vision Patients 18.13% 16.64% 15.09%
Number of Vision Patients 4,784 4,358 4,287
Percentage of Enabling Patients 17.65% 16.72% 11.91%
Number of Enabling Services Patients 4,656 4,380 3,385
Total Patients (Denominator) 26,382 26,195 28,414
  2016 2017 201811
Patients
Medical Conditions (% of Patients with Medical Conditions)
Percentage of Hypertension Patients3 26.61% 26.86% 22.99%
Number of Hypertension Patients3 4,086 3,991 3,786
Percentage of Diabetes Patients4 12.80% 12.86% 12.27%
Number of Diabetes Patients4 1,924 1,867 1,963
Percentage of Asthma Patients 5.80% 5.73% 5.91%
Number of Asthma Patients 1,251 1,207 1,367
Percentage of Symptomatic/Asymptomatic HIV Patients 0.62% 0.60% 0.60%
Number of Symptomatic/Asymptomatic HIV Patients 133 127 139
Prenatal
Number of Prenatal Patients 586 502 487
Number of Prenatal Patients who Delivered 302 310 297
  2016 2017 2018 Adjusted Quartile Ranking 5
2017 2018
Quality of Care Measures
Perinatal Health
Percentage of Prenatal Patients with Access to Prenatal Care (First Prenatal Visit in 1st Trimester) 76.28% 77.69% 77.62% - 2
Number of Access to Prenatal Care (First Prenatal Visit in 1st Trimester) 447 390 378 - -
Percentage of Newborns with Low and Very Low Birth Weight 7.92% 5.83% 5.39% - 1
Number of Newborns with Low Birth Weight 24 18 16 - -
Preventive Health Screening & Services
Percentage of Patients Screened for Cervical Cancer7 62.38% 75.06% 68.98% - 1
Number of Patients Screened for Cervical Cancer7 4,491 5,219 5,229 - -
Percentage of Children Age 3-17 for Weight Screening and Counseling on Nutrition and Physical Activity 52.26% 42.69% 58.68% - 3
Number of Children Age 3-17 with Weight Assessment and Counseling for Nutrition and Physical Activity 2,706 1,980 3,088 - -
Percentage of Adult Medical Patients Age 18 and Older with Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow-Up 36.29% 40.65% 74.12% - 2
Number of Adult Medical Patients Age 18 and Older with Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow-Up 5,110 5,468 11,568 - -
Percentage of Adult Medical Patients Age 18 and Older Screened for Tobacco Use and Received Cessation Counseling8 79.49% 92.22% 88.75% - 3
Number of Adult Medical Patients Age 18 and Older Screened for Tobacco Use and Received Cessation Counseling8 9,859 10,905 11,746 - -
Percentage of Patients Screened for Colorectal Cancer9 50.75% 51.88% 53.57% - 1
Number of Patients Screened for Colorectal Cancer9 2,230 2,190 2,619 - -
Percentage of Children 2 Years of Age Who Received Age Appropriate Vaccines by Their 2nd Birthday 6 46.06% 59.39% 53.54% - 1
Number of Children 2 Years of Age Who Received Age Appropriate Vaccines by Their 2nd Birthday 6 152 196 174 - -
Percentage of Patients Screened for Clinical Depression and if Positive had a Follow-Up Plan Documented 10 70.01% 66.47% 66.13% - 3
Number of Patients Screened for Clinical Depression and if Positive had a Follow-Up Plan Documented 10 8,756 7,831 10,452 - -
Percentage of Children 6 through 9 Years of Age at Moderate to High Risk of Caries Who Received a Sealant on a First Permanent Molar 41.73% 46.89% 44.72% - 3
Number of Children 6 through 9 Years of Age at Moderate to High Risk of Caries Who Received a Sealant on a First Permanent Molar 53 83 55 - -
Chronic Disease Management
Percentage of Persistent Asthmatic Patients Treated with Appropriate Pharmacological Intervention 91.19% 89.42% 92.16% - 2
Number of Persistent Asthmatic Patients Treated with Appropriate Pharmacological Intervention 507 541 482 - -
Percentage of Patients Aged 18 and Older Diagnosed with Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) and Prescribed a Lipid Lowering Therapy 84.51% 81.70% 85.71% - 2
Number of Patients Aged 18 and Older Diagnosed with Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) and Prescribed a Lipid Lowering Therapy 191 183 156 - -
Percentage of Patients Age 18 and Older Diagnosed with Ischemic Vascular Disease (IVD): Use of Aspirin or Another Antithrombotic 81.28% 80.77% 88.92% - 1
Number of Patients Age 18 and Older Diagnosed with Ischemic Vascular Disease (IVD): Use of Aspirin or Another Antithrombotic 330 378 321 - -
Percentage of Patients with Hypertension (HTN) Whose Blood Pressure (BP) was Controlled (< 140/90 mmHg)12 64.07% 66.65% 61.70% - 3
Number of Patients with Hypertension (HTN) Whose Blood Pressure (BP) was Controlled (< 140/90 mmHg) 12 2,618 2,660 2,336 - -
Percentage of Diabetic Patients with Poorly Controlled Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c > 9%) or No Test During Year13 28.17% 28.98% 26.95% - 1
Number of Diabetic Patients with Poorly Controlled Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c > 9%) or No Test During Year 13 542 541 529 - -
Percentage of Patients Who were Newly Diagnosed HIV and Received Follow-up Treatment 100.00% 100.00% 100.00% - -
Number of HIV Patients Who were Newly Diagnosed HIV and Received Follow-up Treatment 2 2 4 - -
  2016 2017 2018
Cost Data
Health Center Service Grant Expenditures $4,444,661 $5,158,893 $6,114,346
Total Accrued Costs (Excluding Donations) $30,862,396 $30,271,899 $31,789,641
Total Accrued Cost per Total Patient $1,169.83 $1,155.64 $1,118.80
Program Conditions 14

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Footnotes

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  1. Includes Hispanic/Latino and Non-Hispanic/Latino.
  2. Includes Medicaid, Medicaid CHIP, and Other Public Insurance CHIP.
  3. Hypertensive adults as a percent of estimated adult medical patients of ages 18-85.
  4. Diabetic adults as a percent of estimated adult medical patients of ages 18-75.
  5. Adjusted Quartile Rankings: Provides a health center's adjusted quartile ranking compared to health centers nationally for each of the clinical performance measures. Clinical performance for each measure is ranked from quartile 1 (highest 25% of reporting health center) to quartile 4 (lowest 25% of reporting health centers). Adjusted quartile ranking is not calculated when there are fewer than 30 patients in the universe count. To learn more about the Health Center Adjusted Quartile Ranking please refer to https://bphc.hrsa.gov/datareporting/reporting/ranking.html and for FAQ's please refer to https://bphc.hrsa.gov/datareporting/reporting/rankingfaq.html.
  6. Childhood Immunization Status: For detailed information on this measure please see: https://ecqi.healthit.gov/ecqm/measures/cms117v6
  7. Cervical Cancer Screening: Change to exclusion criteria: Exclude patients who were in hospice care during the measurement period. Please see: https://ecqi.healthit.gov/ecqm/measures/cms124v6
  8. Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention: This measure had several updates in guidance and specification, including reporting on three populations. Please see: https://ecqi.healthit.gov/ecqm/measures/cms138v6
  9. Colorectal Cancer Screening: Change to the denominator exclusion in 2018 may affect 2016-2018 trends: Exclude patients who were in hospice care during the measurement year. Change in Numerator: Patients with one or more screenings for colorectal cancer. Appropriate screenings are defined by any one of the following criteria: FIT-DNA during the measurement period or the two years prior to the measurement period; CT Colonography during the measurement period or the four years prior to the measurement period. Please see: https://ecqi.healthit.gov/ecqm/measures/cms130v6
  10. Screening for Depression and Follow Up Plan: Please see: https://ecqi.healthit.gov/ecqm/ep/2018/cms002v7
  11. Use of Appropriate Medications for Asthma—this measure is no longer updated and has been removed from CMS programs: Please see: https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2016/11/04/2016-25240/medicare-program-merit-based-incentive-payment-system-mips-and-alternative-payment-model-apm
  12. Controlling High Blood Pressure: Change to the denominator exclusion in 2018 may affect 2016-2018 trends: Exclude patients who were in hospice care during the measurement year. Please see: https://ecqi.healthit.gov/ecqm/measures/cms122v6
  13. Diabetes: Hemoglobin A1c Poor Control: Change to the denominator exclusion in 2018 may affect 2016-2018 trends: Exclude patients who were in hospice care during the measurement year. Please see: https://ecqi.healthit.gov/ecqm/measures/cms122v6
  14. Program conditions are based on non-compliance with Health Center Program requirements and are updated daily. The Health Center Progressive Action Conditions Library is available at https://bphc.hrsa.gov/programrequirements/conditions-library.html.  To learn more about the Health Center Program requirements, please visit https://bphc.hrsa.gov/programrequirements/compliancemanual/index.html

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