2018 MA League of Comunity Health Centers Health Center Program Awardee Data

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS

3-year project period; end date 12/31/2019

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Total Patients: 1,689

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UDS Data Comparisons

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  2016 2017 2018
Total Patients 1,424 1,524 1,689
Age (% of total patients)
Percentage of Children (< 18 years old) 9.06% 8.14% 10.48%
Number of Children (< 18 years old) 129 124 177
Percentage of Adults (18 to 64) 88.34% 88.65% 86.62%
Number of Adults (18 to 64) 1,258 1,351 1,463
Percentage of Older Adults (Age 65 and over) 2.60% 3.22% 2.90%
Number of Older Adults (Age 65 and over) 37 49 49
Patients By Race & Ethnicity (% known)
Percentage of Racial and/or Ethnic Minority Patients 97.42% 98.75% 98.27%
Number of Racial and/or Ethnic Minority Patients 1,360 1,496 1,649
Percentage of Hispanic/Latino Ethnicity Patients 87.29% 88.58% 82.77%
Number of Hispanic/Latino Ethnicity Patients 1,243 1,350 1,398
Percentage of Non-Hispanic White Patients 3.15% 1.45% 1.96%
Number of Non-Hispanic White Patients 36 19 29
Percentage of Asian Patients 1 0.87% 0.46% 0.54%
Number of Asian Patients1 10 6 8
Percentage of Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander Patients 1 0.61% 0.31% 0.14%
Number of Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander Patients 1 7 4 2
Percentage of Black/African American Patients1 29.31% 22.11% 28.48%
Number of Black/African American1 335 289 421
Percentage of American Indian/Alaska Native Patients 1 0.70% 0.92% 1.01%
Number of American Indian/Alaska Native Patients1 8 12 15
Percentage of Patients with More than one race 1 8.66% 8.34% 7.37%
Number of Patients with More than one race 1 99 109 109
Total Patients with Known Race Ethnicity (Denominator) 1,143 1,307 1,478
Total Racial and/or Ethnic Minority Patients (Denominator) 1,396 1,515 1,678
Total Hispanic/Latino & Non-Hispanic Latino Patients (Denominator for Hispanic/Latino Ethnicity) 1,424 1,524 1,689
Language (% known)
Percentage of Patients Best Served in a Language Other Than English 88.06% 88.25% 82.77%
Number of Patients Best Served in a Language Other Than English 1,254 1,345 1,398
  2016 2017 2018
Income Status (% of patients with known income)
Total Patients with Known Income (Denominator) 1,424 1,524 1,689
Percentage of Patients at or below 200% of Federal Poverty Guideline 99.16% 98.56% 98.52%
Number of Patients at or below 200% of Poverty 1,412 1,502 1,664
Percentage of Patients at or below 100% of Poverty 89.75% 88.98% 88.63%
Number of Patients at or below 100% of Poverty 1,278 1,356 1,497
Insurance Status (% of total patients)
Percentage of Uninsured Patients 95.08% 85.76% 79.75%
Number of Uninsured Patients 1,354 1,307 1,347
Percentage of Children Uninsured (age 0-17 years) 89.15% 81.45% 31.64%
Number of Children Uninsured (age 0-17 years) 115 101 56
Percentage of Medicaid/CHIP Patients2 3.44% 5.45% 10.36%
Number of Medicaid/CHIP Patients 2 49 83 175
Percentage of Medicare Patients 0.28% 0.39% 0.36%
Number of Medicare Patients 4 6 6
Percentage of Dually Eligible (Medicare and Medicaid) Patients 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Number of Dually Eligible (Medicare and Medicaid) Patients (included in above) 0 0 0
Percentage of Patients with Other Third Party Payer 1.19% 8.40% 9.53%
Number of Patients with Other Third Party Payer 17 128 161
Total Insurance Source Patients (Denominator) 1,424 1,524 1,689
Total Insurance Source Patients Aged 0 - 17 (Denominator) 129 124 177
Special Populations
Percentage of Homeless Patients 7.16% 25.39% 19.01%
Number of Homeless Patients 102 387 321
Percentage of Agricultural Worker Patients 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of Agricultural Worker Patients 1,424 1,524 1,689
Percentage of Patients Served at a Health Center Located In or Immediately Accessible to a Public Housing Site - 0.00% 0.00%
Number of Patients Served at a Health Center Located In or Immediately Accessible to a Public Housing Site - 0 0
Percentage of School-Based Health Center Patients - 0.00% 0.00%
Number of School-Based Health Center Patients - 0 0
Percentage of Veterans Patients 0.07% 0.07% 0.00%
Number of Veteran Patients 1 1 0
Gender of Patients by Age (% Female)
Percentage of Female Patients (ages 15-44) 71.54% 72.13% 69.12%
Number of Female Patients (ages 15-44) 372 409 432
Percentage of Patients Under 15 Who are Female 7.88% 6.70% 11.36%
Number of Patients Under 15 Who are Female 41 38 71
Percentage of Patients 15-64 Who are Female 90.96% 90.83% 87.04%
Number of Patients 15-64 Who are Female 473 515 544
Percentage of Patients 65 and Over Who are Female 1.15% 2.47% 1.60%
Number of Patients 65 and Over Who are Female 6 14 10
Total Female Patients (Denominator) 520 567 625
Services (% of patients) 2016 2017 2018
Percentage of Medical Patients 83.22% 93.96% 89.46%
Number of Medical Patients 1,185 1,432 1,511
Percentage of Dental Patients 35.96% 30.64% 34.52%
Number of Dental Patients 512 467 583
Percentage of Mental Health Patients 3.02% 1.77% 1.54%
Number of Mental Health Patients 43 27 26
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 1.47% 2.49% 2.84%
Number of Vision Patients 21 38 48
Percentage of Enabling Patients 57.51% 0.00% 0.00%
Number of Enabling Services Patients 819 0 0
Total Patients (Denominator) 1,424 1,524 1,689
  2016 2017 201811
Patients
Medical Conditions (% of Patients with Medical Conditions)
Percentage of Hypertension Patients3 17.45% 16.05% 14.72%
Number of Hypertension Patients3 188 211 199
Percentage of Diabetes Patients4 8.85% 11.39% 8.91%
Number of Diabetes Patients4 95 149 120
Percentage of Asthma Patients 3.97% 2.65% 3.44%
Number of Asthma Patients 47 38 52
Percentage of Symptomatic/Asymptomatic HIV Patients 0.00% 0.07% 0.20%
Number of Symptomatic/Asymptomatic HIV Patients 0 1 3
Prenatal
Number of Prenatal Patients 0 21 21
Number of Prenatal Patients who Delivered - 0 0
  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) - 95.24% 85.71% - -
Number of Access to Prenatal Care (First Prenatal Visit in 1st Trimester) 0 20 18 - -
Percentage of Newborns with Low and Very Low Birth Weight - - - - -
Number of Newborns with Low Birth Weight - 0 0 - -
Preventive Health Screening & Services
Percentage of Patients Screened for Cervical Cancer7 60.00% 65.71% 69.09% - 1
Number of Patients Screened for Cervical Cancer7 217 277 292 - -
Percentage of Children Age 3-17 for Weight Screening and Counseling on Nutrition and Physical Activity 84.85% 80.00% 62.50% - 3
Number of Children Age 3-17 with Weight Assessment and Counseling for Nutrition and Physical Activity 56 69 80 - -
Percentage of Adult Medical Patients Age 18 and Older with Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow-Up 58.57% 64.29% 46.92% - 4
Number of Adult Medical Patients Age 18 and Older with Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow-Up 611 813 627 - -
Percentage of Adult Medical Patients Age 18 and Older Screened for Tobacco Use and Received Cessation Counseling8 94.29% 91.43% 81.32% - 3
Number of Adult Medical Patients Age 18 and Older Screened for Tobacco Use and Received Cessation Counseling8 863 870 965 - -
Percentage of Patients Screened for Colorectal Cancer9 28.57% 38.57% 42.27% - 1
Number of Patients Screened for Colorectal Cancer9 65 128 153 - -
Percentage of Children 2 Years of Age Who Received Age Appropriate Vaccines by Their 2nd Birthday 6 33.33% 100.00% 66.67% - -
Number of Children 2 Years of Age Who Received Age Appropriate Vaccines by Their 2nd Birthday 6 1 3 4 - -
Percentage of Patients Screened for Clinical Depression and if Positive had a Follow-Up Plan Documented 10 82.86% 88.57% 73.60% - 3
Number of Patients Screened for Clinical Depression and if Positive had a Follow-Up Plan Documented 10 899 1,150 924 - -
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 0.00% 100.00% 100.00% - -
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 0 2 4 - -
Chronic Disease Management
Percentage of Persistent Asthmatic Patients Treated with Appropriate Pharmacological Intervention 100.00% 100.00% 87.50% - -
Number of Persistent Asthmatic Patients Treated with Appropriate Pharmacological Intervention 20 7 7 - -
Percentage of Patients Aged 18 and Older Diagnosed with Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) and Prescribed a Lipid Lowering Therapy 66.67% 100.00% 100.00% - -
Number of Patients Aged 18 and Older Diagnosed with Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) and Prescribed a Lipid Lowering Therapy 4 3 5 - -
Percentage of Patients Age 18 and Older Diagnosed with Ischemic Vascular Disease (IVD): Use of Aspirin or Another Antithrombotic 75.00% 0.00% 87.50% - -
Number of Patients Age 18 and Older Diagnosed with Ischemic Vascular Disease (IVD): Use of Aspirin or Another Antithrombotic 3 0 7 - -
Percentage of Patients with Hypertension (HTN) Whose Blood Pressure (BP) was Controlled (< 140/90 mmHg)12 64.29% 75.71% 63.64% - 1
Number of Patients with Hypertension (HTN) Whose Blood Pressure (BP) was Controlled (< 140/90 mmHg) 12 121 160 127 - -
Percentage of Diabetic Patients with Poorly Controlled Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c > 9%) or No Test During Year13 44.21% 34.29% 39.00% - 2
Number of Diabetic Patients with Poorly Controlled Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c > 9%) or No Test During Year 13 42 51 47 - -
Percentage of Patients Who were Newly Diagnosed HIV and Received Follow-up Treatment - - - - -
Number of HIV Patients Who were Newly Diagnosed HIV and Received Follow-up Treatment - - - - -
  2016 2017 2018
Cost Data
Health Center Service Grant Expenditures $1,152,672 $1,050,949 $1,592,653
Total Accrued Costs (Excluding Donations) $1,146,954 $1,193,923 $1,435,598
Total Accrued Cost per Total Patient $805.45 $783.41 $849.97
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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