2018 LYNN COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER, INC. Health Center Program Awardee Data

LYNN, MASSACHUSETTS

3-year project period; end date 1/31/2020

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Total Patients: 41,079

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UDS Data Comparisons

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  2016 2017 2018
Total Patients 40,009 40,846 41,079
Age (% of total patients)
Percentage of Children (< 18 years old) 26.77% 27.40% 28.18%
Number of Children (< 18 years old) 10,709 11,191 11,578
Percentage of Adults (18 to 64) 66.56% 65.36% 64.55%
Number of Adults (18 to 64) 26,631 26,696 26,516
Percentage of Older Adults (Age 65 and over) 6.67% 7.24% 7.27%
Number of Older Adults (Age 65 and over) 2,669 2,959 2,985
Patients By Race & Ethnicity (% known)
Percentage of Racial and/or Ethnic Minority Patients 82.32% 82.07% 82.81%
Number of Racial and/or Ethnic Minority Patients 31,554 31,927 32,165
Percentage of Hispanic/Latino Ethnicity Patients 52.30% 52.31% 52.92%
Number of Hispanic/Latino Ethnicity Patients 20,445 20,793 21,043
Percentage of Non-Hispanic White Patients 18.20% 18.51% 17.81%
Number of Non-Hispanic White Patients 6,776 6,976 6,675
Percentage of Asian Patients 1 8.49% 8.35% 8.24%
Number of Asian Patients1 3,159 3,148 3,088
Percentage of Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander Patients 1 2.22% 1.89% 2.01%
Number of Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander Patients 1 827 714 752
Percentage of Black/African American Patients1 24.56% 24.27% 24.13%
Number of Black/African American1 9,143 9,147 9,044
Percentage of American Indian/Alaska Native Patients 1 0.43% 0.42% 0.41%
Number of American Indian/Alaska Native Patients1 161 158 153
Percentage of Patients with More than one race 1 9.94% 10.22% 11.11%
Number of Patients with More than one race 1 3,701 3,854 4,163
Total Patients with Known Race Ethnicity (Denominator) 37,229 37,692 37,487
Total Racial and/or Ethnic Minority Patients (Denominator) 38,330 38,903 38,840
Total Hispanic/Latino & Non-Hispanic Latino Patients (Denominator for Hispanic/Latino Ethnicity) 39,092 39,750 39,764
Language (% known)
Percentage of Patients Best Served in a Language Other Than English 59.06% 59.07% 57.00%
Number of Patients Best Served in a Language Other Than English 23,631 24,126 23,415
  2016 2017 2018
Income Status (% of patients with known income)
Total Patients with Known Income (Denominator) 38,008 39,024 39,567
Percentage of Patients at or below 200% of Federal Poverty Guideline 94.16% 94.54% 95.17%
Number of Patients at or below 200% of Poverty 35,789 36,895 37,654
Percentage of Patients at or below 100% of Poverty 63.48% 66.61% 67.83%
Number of Patients at or below 100% of Poverty 24,126 25,992 26,840
Insurance Status (% of total patients)
Percentage of Uninsured Patients 13.66% 14.02% 13.71%
Number of Uninsured Patients 5,467 5,726 5,631
Percentage of Children Uninsured (age 0-17 years) 2.92% 4.26% 5.59%
Number of Children Uninsured (age 0-17 years) 313 477 647
Percentage of Medicaid/CHIP Patients2 60.48% 59.74% 54.90%
Number of Medicaid/CHIP Patients 2 24,198 24,403 22,551
Percentage of Medicare Patients 8.77% 8.43% 9.56%
Number of Medicare Patients 3,508 3,444 3,928
Percentage of Dually Eligible (Medicare and Medicaid) Patients 6.92% 7.60% 7.92%
Number of Dually Eligible (Medicare and Medicaid) Patients (included in above) 2,770 3,103 3,252
Percentage of Patients with Other Third Party Payer 17.09% 17.81% 21.83%
Number of Patients with Other Third Party Payer 6,836 7,273 8,969
Total Insurance Source Patients (Denominator) 40,009 40,846 41,079
Total Insurance Source Patients Aged 0 - 17 (Denominator) 10,709 11,191 11,578
Special Populations
Percentage of Homeless Patients 2.29% 1.67% 1.61%
Number of Homeless Patients 915 682 660
Percentage of Agricultural Worker Patients 2.41% 2.08% 1.89%
Number of Agricultural Worker Patients 964 848 776
Percentage of Patients Served at a Health Center Located In or Immediately Accessible to a Public Housing Site 4.73% 0.00% 0.00%
Number of Patients Served at a Health Center Located In or Immediately Accessible to a Public Housing Site 1,893 0 0
Percentage of School-Based Health Center Patients 8.13% 7.68% 8.42%
Number of School-Based Health Center Patients 3,252 3,139 3,460
Percentage of Veterans Patients 0.41% 0.48% 0.50%
Number of Veteran Patients 165 195 205
Gender of Patients by Age (% Female)
Percentage of Female Patients (ages 15-44) 51.92% 50.70% 50.37%
Number of Female Patients (ages 15-44) 11,428 11,416 11,455
Percentage of Patients Under 15 Who are Female 19.49% 19.80% 20.22%
Number of Patients Under 15 Who are Female 4,290 4,459 4,599
Percentage of Patients 15-64 Who are Female 73.48% 72.52% 71.97%
Number of Patients 15-64 Who are Female 16,172 16,331 16,368
Percentage of Patients 65 and Over Who are Female 7.03% 7.67% 7.81%
Number of Patients 65 and Over Who are Female 1,548 1,728 1,776
Total Female Patients (Denominator) 22,010 22,518 22,743
Services (% of patients) 2016 2017 2018
Percentage of Medical Patients 85.83% 86.89% 88.89%
Number of Medical Patients 34,338 35,490 36,516
Percentage of Dental Patients 29.02% 28.09% 30.15%
Number of Dental Patients 11,611 11,475 12,386
Percentage of Mental Health Patients 19.69% 20.59% 20.64%
Number of Mental Health Patients 7,877 8,410 8,477
Percentage of Substance Use Disorder Patients 0.00% - -
Number of Substance Use Disorder Patients 0 - -
Percentage of Vision Patients 12.18% 14.53% 14.56%
Number of Vision Patients 4,874 5,933 5,983
Percentage of Enabling Patients 17.17% 15.57% 15.02%
Number of Enabling Services Patients 6,868 6,358 6,172
Total Patients (Denominator) 40,009 40,846 41,079
  2016 2017 201811
Patients
Medical Conditions (% of Patients with Medical Conditions)
Percentage of Hypertension Patients3 20.64% 20.65% 22.01%
Number of Hypertension Patients3 5,165 5,292 5,739
Percentage of Diabetes Patients4 11.69% 11.97% 12.54%
Number of Diabetes Patients4 2,856 2,987 3,181
Percentage of Asthma Patients 5.07% 4.97% 5.11%
Number of Asthma Patients 1,742 1,763 1,866
Percentage of Symptomatic/Asymptomatic HIV Patients 0.57% 0.56% 0.57%
Number of Symptomatic/Asymptomatic HIV Patients 195 198 209
Prenatal
Number of Prenatal Patients 873 921 798
Number of Prenatal Patients who Delivered 475 472 457
  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) 66.67% 74.27% 67.79% - 4
Number of Access to Prenatal Care (First Prenatal Visit in 1st Trimester) 582 684 541 - -
Percentage of Newborns with Low and Very Low Birth Weight 6.64% 8.72% 7.71% - 2
Number of Newborns with Low Birth Weight 31 41 35 - -
Preventive Health Screening & Services
Percentage of Patients Screened for Cervical Cancer7 50.47% 61.86% 67.63% - 1
Number of Patients Screened for Cervical Cancer7 5,420 6,717 7,297 - -
Percentage of Children Age 3-17 for Weight Screening and Counseling on Nutrition and Physical Activity 59.38% 68.22% 70.11% - 3
Number of Children Age 3-17 with Weight Assessment and Counseling for Nutrition and Physical Activity 4,435 4,905 5,151 - -
Percentage of Adult Medical Patients Age 18 and Older with Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow-Up 45.77% 68.80% 80.02% - 2
Number of Adult Medical Patients Age 18 and Older with Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow-Up 10,198 16,702 19,255 - -
Percentage of Adult Medical Patients Age 18 and Older Screened for Tobacco Use and Received Cessation Counseling8 91.65% 90.93% 86.61% - 3
Number of Adult Medical Patients Age 18 and Older Screened for Tobacco Use and Received Cessation Counseling8 17,531 18,156 17,613 - -
Percentage of Patients Screened for Colorectal Cancer9 34.94% 58.89% 53.92% - 2
Number of Patients Screened for Colorectal Cancer9 2,456 4,166 3,826 - -
Percentage of Children 2 Years of Age Who Received Age Appropriate Vaccines by Their 2nd Birthday 6 56.11% 67.10% 72.23% - 1
Number of Children 2 Years of Age Who Received Age Appropriate Vaccines by Their 2nd Birthday 6 280 359 411 - -
Percentage of Patients Screened for Clinical Depression and if Positive had a Follow-Up Plan Documented 10 77.01% 73.58% 86.90% - 1
Number of Patients Screened for Clinical Depression and if Positive had a Follow-Up Plan Documented 10 18,372 15,697 18,199 - -
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 47.10% 37.14% 84.29% - 1
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 146 65 118 - -
Chronic Disease Management
Percentage of Persistent Asthmatic Patients Treated with Appropriate Pharmacological Intervention 89.06% 90.67% 91.00% - 2
Number of Persistent Asthmatic Patients Treated with Appropriate Pharmacological Intervention 627 651 698 - -
Percentage of Patients Aged 18 and Older Diagnosed with Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) and Prescribed a Lipid Lowering Therapy 84.09% 80.86% 87.84% - 2
Number of Patients Aged 18 and Older Diagnosed with Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) and Prescribed a Lipid Lowering Therapy 222 245 260 - -
Percentage of Patients Age 18 and Older Diagnosed with Ischemic Vascular Disease (IVD): Use of Aspirin or Another Antithrombotic 76.25% 79.48% 88.76% - 1
Number of Patients Age 18 and Older Diagnosed with Ischemic Vascular Disease (IVD): Use of Aspirin or Another Antithrombotic 504 523 600 - -
Percentage of Patients with Hypertension (HTN) Whose Blood Pressure (BP) was Controlled (< 140/90 mmHg)12 69.16% 76.02% 74.91% - 1
Number of Patients with Hypertension (HTN) Whose Blood Pressure (BP) was Controlled (< 140/90 mmHg) 12 3,572 4,023 4,299 - -
Percentage of Diabetic Patients with Poorly Controlled Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c > 9%) or No Test During Year13 27.73% 30.53% 29.30% - 2
Number of Diabetic Patients with Poorly Controlled Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c > 9%) or No Test During Year 13 792 912 932 - -
Percentage of Patients Who were Newly Diagnosed HIV and Received Follow-up Treatment 100.00% 100.00% 90.91% - -
Number of HIV Patients Who were Newly Diagnosed HIV and Received Follow-up Treatment 10 10 10 - -
  2016 2017 2018
Cost Data
Health Center Service Grant Expenditures $4,584,077 $4,614,676 $4,400,582
Total Accrued Costs (Excluding Donations) $78,450,968 $81,523,847 $81,911,884
Total Accrued Cost per Total Patient $1,960.83 $1,995.88 $1,994.01
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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