2018 Optimus Health Care, Inc. Health Center Program Awardee Data

BRIDGEPORT, CONNECTICUT

3-year project period; end date 1/31/2021

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Total Patients: 50,275

PCMH Recognition as of Thursday, August 08, 2019

UDS Data Comparisons

Expand the tables below to view UDS data comparisons from 2016 to 2018

  2016 2017 2018
Total Patients 49,521 49,527 50,275
Age (% of total patients)
Percentage of Children (< 18 years old) 35.74% 35.39% 34.39%
Number of Children (< 18 years old) 17,698 17,527 17,292
Percentage of Adults (18 to 64) 56.94% 57.40% 57.79%
Number of Adults (18 to 64) 28,195 28,428 29,056
Percentage of Older Adults (Age 65 and over) 7.33% 7.21% 7.81%
Number of Older Adults (Age 65 and over) 3,628 3,572 3,927
Patients By Race & Ethnicity (% known)
Percentage of Racial and/or Ethnic Minority Patients 89.09% 89.88% 89.71%
Number of Racial and/or Ethnic Minority Patients 43,395 43,414 43,410
Percentage of Hispanic/Latino Ethnicity Patients 61.54% 62.59% 62.88%
Number of Hispanic/Latino Ethnicity Patients 30,100 30,369 30,627
Percentage of Non-Hispanic White Patients 10.94% 10.16% 10.38%
Number of Non-Hispanic White Patients 5,313 4,887 4,978
Percentage of Asian Patients 1 2.33% 2.23% 2.07%
Number of Asian Patients1 1,131 1,070 992
Percentage of Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander Patients 1 0.23% 0.19% 0.20%
Number of Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander Patients 1 112 92 94
Percentage of Black/African American Patients1 25.89% 25.73% 25.48%
Number of Black/African American1 12,579 12,373 12,226
Percentage of American Indian/Alaska Native Patients 1 0.19% 0.22% 0.20%
Number of American Indian/Alaska Native Patients1 90 105 96
Percentage of Patients with More than one race 1 1.18% 1.21% 1.53%
Number of Patients with More than one race 1 573 580 736
Total Patients with Known Race Ethnicity (Denominator) 48,581 48,080 47,976
Total Racial and/or Ethnic Minority Patients (Denominator) 48,708 48,301 48,388
Total Hispanic/Latino & Non-Hispanic Latino Patients (Denominator for Hispanic/Latino Ethnicity) 48,911 48,521 48,708
Language (% known)
Percentage of Patients Best Served in a Language Other Than English 39.50% 39.78% 39.22%
Number of Patients Best Served in a Language Other Than English 19,562 19,702 19,717
  2016 2017 2018
Income Status (% of patients with known income)
Total Patients with Known Income (Denominator) 42,093 46,967 47,862
Percentage of Patients at or below 200% of Federal Poverty Guideline 98.02% 94.69% 95.69%
Number of Patients at or below 200% of Poverty 41,259 44,472 45,799
Percentage of Patients at or below 100% of Poverty 76.78% 53.31% 58.93%
Number of Patients at or below 100% of Poverty 32,321 25,037 28,204
Insurance Status (% of total patients)
Percentage of Uninsured Patients 22.13% 25.60% 25.95%
Number of Uninsured Patients 10,957 12,678 13,048
Percentage of Children Uninsured (age 0-17 years) 10.81% 11.96% 12.01%
Number of Children Uninsured (age 0-17 years) 1,914 2,097 2,077
Percentage of Medicaid/CHIP Patients2 56.66% 54.06% 54.76%
Number of Medicaid/CHIP Patients 2 28,060 26,772 27,533
Percentage of Medicare Patients 6.94% 6.80% 7.21%
Number of Medicare Patients 3,439 3,367 3,623
Percentage of Dually Eligible (Medicare and Medicaid) Patients 5.67% 4.84% 5.99%
Number of Dually Eligible (Medicare and Medicaid) Patients (included in above) 2,809 2,395 3,009
Percentage of Patients with Other Third Party Payer 14.27% 13.55% 12.08%
Number of Patients with Other Third Party Payer 7,065 6,710 6,071
Total Insurance Source Patients (Denominator) 49,521 49,527 50,275
Total Insurance Source Patients Aged 0 - 17 (Denominator) 17,698 17,527 17,292
Special Populations
Percentage of Homeless Patients 0.43% 0.58% 0.54%
Number of Homeless Patients 211 288 270
Percentage of Agricultural Worker Patients 0.12% 0.10% 0.11%
Number of Agricultural Worker Patients 57 52 54
Percentage of Patients Served at a Health Center Located In or Immediately Accessible to a Public Housing Site 0.00% 0.55% 0.57%
Number of Patients Served at a Health Center Located In or Immediately Accessible to a Public Housing Site 0 274 289
Percentage of School-Based Health Center Patients 4.68% 7.98% 3.78%
Number of School-Based Health Center Patients 2,317 3,951 1,902
Percentage of Veterans Patients 0.08% 0.08% 0.07%
Number of Veteran Patients 40 38 34
Gender of Patients by Age (% Female)
Percentage of Female Patients (ages 15-44) 45.19% 47.10% 46.79%
Number of Female Patients (ages 15-44) 13,342 13,936 14,024
Percentage of Patients Under 15 Who are Female 24.70% 23.78% 23.47%
Number of Patients Under 15 Who are Female 7,292 7,036 7,036
Percentage of Patients 15-64 Who are Female 67.53% 68.71% 68.45%
Number of Patients 15-64 Who are Female 19,936 20,330 20,517
Percentage of Patients 65 and Over Who are Female 7.77% 7.50% 8.08%
Number of Patients 65 and Over Who are Female 2,294 2,220 2,421
Total Female Patients (Denominator) 29,522 29,586 29,974
Services (% of patients) 2016 2017 2018
Percentage of Medical Patients 90.65% 90.96% 89.84%
Number of Medical Patients 44,891 45,051 45,168
Percentage of Dental Patients 15.96% 15.70% 16.79%
Number of Dental Patients 7,902 7,775 8,442
Percentage of Mental Health Patients 6.50% 6.36% 10.00%
Number of Mental Health Patients 3,219 3,149 5,025
Percentage of Substance Use Disorder Patients 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Number of Substance Use Disorder Patients 0 0 0
Percentage of Vision Patients 1.18% 0.99% 1.24%
Number of Vision Patients 586 490 625
Percentage of Enabling Patients 7.61% 3.06% 12.55%
Number of Enabling Services Patients 3,770 1,516 6,311
Total Patients (Denominator) 49,521 49,527 50,275
  2016 2017 201811
Patients
Medical Conditions (% of Patients with Medical Conditions)
Percentage of Hypertension Patients4 19.99% 21.05% 19.52%
Number of Hypertension Patients4 5,715 6,081 5,736
Percentage of Diabetes Patients5 9.78% 12.54% 12.65%
Number of Diabetes Patients5 2,713 3,519 3,599
Percentage of Asthma Patients 6.92% 6.29% 6.25%
Number of Asthma Patients 3,106 2,835 2,825
Percentage of Symptomatic/Asymptomatic HIV Patients 0.87% 0.79% 0.77%
Number of Symptomatic/Asymptomatic HIV Patients 392 356 347
Prenatal
Number of Prenatal Patients 6 1,379 1,591 1,770
Number of Prenatal Patients who Delivered 756 846 803
  2016 2017 2018 Adjusted Quartile Ranking 7
2017 2018
Quality of Care Measures
Perinatal Health
Percentage of Prenatal Patients with Access to Prenatal Care (First Prenatal Visit in 1st Trimester) 72.59% 72.03% 71.58% - 3
Number of Access to Prenatal Care (First Prenatal Visit in 1st Trimester) 1,001 1,146 1,267 - -
Percentage of Newborns with Low and Very Low Birth Weight 6.16% 9.06% 7.08% - 2
Number of Newborns with Low Birth Weight 47 77 57 - -
Preventive Health Screening & Services
Percentage of Patients Screened for Cervical Cancer12 60.91% 66.04% 63.59% - 2
Number of Patients Screened for Cervical Cancer12 8,140 9,651 9,568 - -
Percentage of Children Age 3-17 for Weight Screening and Counseling on Nutrition and Physical Activity 68.73% 70.85% 64.78% - 3
Number of Children Age 3-17 with Weight Assessment and Counseling for Nutrition and Physical Activity 9,119 9,474 9,544 - -
Percentage of Adult Medical Patients Age 18 and Older with Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow-Up 36.72% 36.48% 37.68% - 4
Number of Adult Medical Patients Age 18 and Older with Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow-Up 9,736 10,016 10,753 - -
Percentage of Adult Medical Patients Age 18 and Older Screened for Tobacco Use and Received Cessation Counseling13 87.12% 90.36% 86.20% - 3
Number of Adult Medical Patients Age 18 and Older Screened for Tobacco Use and Received Cessation Counseling 18,618 18,276 18,394 - -
Percentage of Patients Screened for Colorectal Cancer14 33.95% 43.62% 43.10% - 2
Number of Patients Screened for Colorectal Cancer 2,504 3,575 3,724 - -
Percentage of Children 2 Years of Age Who Received Age Appropriate Vaccines by Their 2nd Birthday 8 60.53% 66.24% 69.36% - 1
Number of Children 2 Years of Age Who Received Age Appropriate Vaccines by Their 2nd Birthday 8 477 512 523 - -
Percentage of Patients Screened for Clinical Depression and if Positive had a Follow-Up Plan Documented 15 35.57% 49.76% 54.15% - 4
Number of Patients Screened for Clinical Depression and if Positive had a Follow-Up Plan Documented 15 10,672 15,168 17,548 - -
Percentage of Children 6 through 9 Years of Age at Moderate to High Risk of Caries Who Received a Sealant on a First Permanent Molar16 48.39% 26.05% 38.10% - 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 Molar16 135 31 56 - -
Chronic Disease Management
Percentage of Persistent Asthmatic Patients Treated with Appropriate Pharmacological Intervention17 98.05% 97.66% 96.70% - 1
Number of Persistent Asthmatic Patients Treated with Appropriate Pharmacological Intervention17 453 459 586 - -
Percentage of Patients Aged 18 and Older Diagnosed with Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) and Prescribed a Lipid Lowering Therapy 90.39% 91.74% 94.10% - 1
Number of Patients Aged 18 and Older Diagnosed with Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) and Prescribed a Lipid Lowering Therapy 207 333 271 - -
Percentage of Patients Age 18 and Older Diagnosed with Ischemic Vascular Disease (IVD): Use of Aspirin or Another Antithrombotic 82.88% 79.08% 84.01% - 2
Number of Patients Age 18 and Older Diagnosed with Ischemic Vascular Disease (IVD): Use of Aspirin or Another Antithrombotic 305 257 331 - -
Percentage of Patients with Hypertension (HTN) Whose Blood Pressure (BP) was Controlled (< 140/90 mmHg)18 60.80% 62.16% 59.43% - 3
Number of Patients with Hypertension (HTN) Whose Blood Pressure (BP) was Controlled (< 140/90 mmHg) 18 3,475 3,780 3,409 - -
Percentage of Diabetic Patients with Poorly Controlled Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c > 9%) or No Test During Year19 39.14% 35.52% 35.07% - 3
Number of Diabetic Patients with Poorly Controlled Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c > 9%) or No Test During Year 19 1,062 1,250 1,262 - -
Percentage of Patients Who were Newly Diagnosed HIV and Received Follow-up Treatment 100.00% 83.33% 92.86% - -
Number of HIV Patients Who were Newly Diagnosed HIV and Received Follow-up Treatment 9 5 13 - -
  2016 2017 2018
Cost Data
Health Center Service Grant Expenditures $5,593,922 $5,148,250 $5,271,513
Total Accrued Costs (Excluding Donations) $43,890,950 $43,532,048 $43,878,650
Total Accrued Cost per Total Patient $886.31 $878.96 $872.77
Program Conditions 10

Condition Titles
Continuity of Care and Hospital Admitting-90-b: Procedures for Hospitalized Patients
Continuity of Care and Hospital Admitting-90-a: Documentation of Hospital Admitting Privileges or Arrangements
Required and Additional Health Services-90-a: Providing and Documenting Services within Scope of Project
Sliding Fee Discount Program-90-b: Sliding Fee Discount Program Policies
Billing and Collections-90-h: Policies or Procedures for Waiving or Reducing Fees
Sliding Fee Discount Program-90-g: Assessing and Documenting Income and Family Size

Footnotes

'-' - Data cannot be calculated or has been suppressed for confidentiality purposes.

  1. Includes Hispanic/Latino and Non-Hispanic/Latino.
  2. Includes Medicaid, Medicaid CHIP, and Other Public Insurance CHIP.
  3. Measure revised in 2014 UDS to include patients served in health centers with and without Public Housing Primary Care funding.
  4. Hypertensive adults as a percent of estimated adult medical patients of ages 18-85.
  5. Diabetic adults as a percent of estimated adult medical patients of ages 18-75.
  6. All health centers who provide prenatal care directly or by referral are included in the prenatal care calculations, effective 2014.
  7. 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.
  8. Childhood Immunization Status: Change to the denominator in 2016 may affect 2015-2017 trends: Children 2 years of age (previously 3 years of age). Change to the exclusions criteria: No longer permits exclusion of patients not seen ever prior to turning 2. Change to the numerator: Adds 1 Hepatitis A (Hep A), 2 or 3 rotavirus (RV), and 2 influenza (flu) vaccines. Please see: https://ecqi.healthit.gov/ecqm/measures/cms117v5
  9. Measure changed in 2015 to address uncontrolled diabetes for patients with Hba1c > 9.
  10. Program conditions are based on non-compliance with Health Center Program requirements and are updated daily. To learn more about the Health Center Program requirements, please visit https://bphc.hrsa.gov/programrequirements/compliancemanual/index.html.
  11. Effective with calendar year 2016 reporting, clinical quality measures (CQMs) were changed to align with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ electronic specified clinical quality measures (eCQMs) and therefore caution should be used for trends between 2015 and 2016 UDS CQMs. Health centers are encouraged to review the year over year differences before using for comparisons.
  12. Cervical Cancer Screening: Change to the denominator in 2016 may affect 2015-2017 trends: Women age 23 through 64 years (previously age 24 through 64 years). Change to the numerator: No longer includes concurrent human papillomavirus (HPV) and Pap test for those ages 30 and older. Please see: https://ecqi.healthit.gov/ecqm/measures/cms124v5
  13. Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention: Change to the denominator in 2016 may affect 2015-2017 trends: Includes patients seen twice for medical care or at least once for a preventive visit. Change to the exclusions criteria: Documentation of medical reason(s) for not screening for tobacco use (e.g., limited life expectancy, other medical reason). Please see: https://ecqi.healthit.gov/ecqm/measures/cms138v5
  14. Colorectal Cancer Screening: Change to the denominator in 2016 may affect 2015-2017 trends: Patients age 50 through 75 (previously 51 through 74). Please see: https://ecqi.healthit.gov/ecqm/measures/cms130v5
  15. Screening for Depression and Follow Up Plan: Change to the denominator in 2016 may affect 2015-2017 trends: Do not include patients who refuse to participate, urgent or emergent situations, or if the patient's functional capacity or motivation to improve impacts the accuracy of results. Please see: https://ecqi.healthit.gov/ecqm/measures/cms002v6
  16. The Dental Sealants Screening measure was introduced in 2015 and is not comparable to prior years.
  17. Use of Appropriate Medications for Asthma: Change to the denominator in 2016 may affect 2015-2017 trends: Patients age 5 through 64 years (previously age 5 through 40 years), eligibility not limited to individuals with 2 medical visits ever. Change to the exclusions criteria: Patients with emphysema, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, cystic fibrosis, or acute respiratory failure during or prior to the measurement period, patients with allergic reactions to asthma medications are no longer excluded from the measure denominator. Please see: https://ecqi.healthit.gov/ecqm/measures/cms126v5
  18. Controlling High Blood Pressure: Change to the denominator in 2016 may affect 2015-2017 trends: Age 18 through 85 years (previously age 18 through 84 years), eligibility no longer limited to patients with at least 2 medical visits during the measurement, must be essential diagnosis. Change to the exclusions criteria: Exclude patients with dialysis or renal transplant before or during the measurement period and chronic kidney disease, Stage 5 (in addition to evidence of end state renal disease), and patients with a diagnosis of pregnancy during the measurement period year. Please see: https://ecqi.healthit.gov/ecqm/measures/cms165v5
  19. Diabetes: Hemoglobin A1c Poor Control: Change to the denominator in 2016 may affect 2015-2017 trends: Age 18 through 75 years (previously age 18 through 74), eligibility no longer limited to patients with at least 2 medical visits during the measurement year. Please see https://ecqi.healthit.gov/ecqm/measures/cms122v5

*Note: Health center profile data are aggregated to the health center parent organizational level, which may be comprised of multiple service delivery sites.

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