2018 GREATER NEW BEDFORD COMMUNITY HEALTH CTR Health Center Program Awardee Data

NEW BEDFORD, MASSACHUSETTS

3-year project period; end date 5/31/2020

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Total Patients: 23,144

  Health Center Quality Leader Gold PCMH Recognition as of Tuesday, March 31, 2020

UDS Data Comparisons

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  2016 2017 2018
Total Patients 23,551 25,289 23,144
Age (% of total patients)
Percentage of Children (< 18 years old) 21.94% 21.96% 19.90%
Number of Children (< 18 years old) 5,166 5,554 4,606
Percentage of Adults (18 to 64) 68.98% 69.62% 70.85%
Number of Adults (18 to 64) 16,246 17,605 16,398
Percentage of Older Adults (Age 65 and over) 9.08% 8.42% 9.25%
Number of Older Adults (Age 65 and over) 2,139 2,130 2,140
Patients By Race & Ethnicity (% known)
Percentage of Racial and/or Ethnic Minority Patients 56.16% 58.29% 60.62%
Number of Racial and/or Ethnic Minority Patients 12,920 14,328 13,330
Percentage of Hispanic/Latino Ethnicity Patients 37.15% 38.07% 39.20%
Number of Hispanic/Latino Ethnicity Patients 8,646 9,538 8,994
Percentage of Non-Hispanic White Patients 44.67% 45.90% 53.74%
Number of Non-Hispanic White Patients 10,087 10,253 8,661
Percentage of Asian Patients 1 0.97% 1.10% 1.56%
Number of Asian Patients1 218 245 251
Percentage of Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander Patients 1 6.48% 6.05% 3.52%
Number of Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander Patients 1 1,464 1,352 568
Percentage of Black/African American Patients1 18.93% 20.81% 24.85%
Number of Black/African American1 4,274 4,649 4,005
Percentage of American Indian/Alaska Native Patients 1 0.42% 0.43% 0.61%
Number of American Indian/Alaska Native Patients1 94 97 99
Percentage of Patients with More than one race 1 0.21% 0.90% 2.17%
Number of Patients with More than one race 1 48 201 349
Total Patients with Known Race Ethnicity (Denominator) 22,582 22,338 16,116
Total Racial and/or Ethnic Minority Patients (Denominator) 23,007 24,581 21,991
Total Hispanic/Latino & Non-Hispanic Latino Patients (Denominator for Hispanic/Latino Ethnicity) 23,275 25,051 22,945
Language (% known)
Percentage of Patients Best Served in a Language Other Than English 37.42% 34.87% 36.65%
Number of Patients Best Served in a Language Other Than English 8,813 8,819 8,483
  2016 2017 2018
Income Status (% of patients with known income)
Total Patients with Known Income (Denominator) 7,803 872 1,161
Percentage of Patients at or below 200% of Federal Poverty Guideline 98.90% 99.89% 100.00%
Number of Patients at or below 200% of Poverty 7,717 871 1,161
Percentage of Patients at or below 100% of Poverty 92.73% 83.03% 78.12%
Number of Patients at or below 100% of Poverty 7,236 724 907
Insurance Status (% of total patients)
Percentage of Uninsured Patients 20.59% 19.36% 9.74%
Number of Uninsured Patients 4,850 4,896 2,254
Percentage of Children Uninsured (age 0-17 years) 6.08% 4.79% 4.56%
Number of Children Uninsured (age 0-17 years) 314 266 210
Percentage of Medicaid/CHIP Patients2 54.13% 57.27% 55.25%
Number of Medicaid/CHIP Patients 2 12,749 14,482 12,786
Percentage of Medicare Patients 14.63% 12.51% 14.83%
Number of Medicare Patients 3,445 3,163 3,432
Percentage of Dually Eligible (Medicare and Medicaid) Patients 13.22% 8.43% 9.56%
Number of Dually Eligible (Medicare and Medicaid) Patients (included in above) 3,114 2,131 2,213
Percentage of Patients with Other Third Party Payer 10.64% 10.87% 20.19%
Number of Patients with Other Third Party Payer 2,507 2,748 4,672
Total Insurance Source Patients (Denominator) 23,551 25,289 23,144
Total Insurance Source Patients Aged 0 - 17 (Denominator) 5,166 5,554 4,606
Special Populations
Percentage of Homeless Patients 0.00% 0.66% 0.91%
Number of Homeless Patients 0 168 210
Percentage of Agricultural Worker Patients 0.04% 2.28% 8.06%
Number of Agricultural Worker Patients 10 576 1,865
Percentage of Patients Served at a Health Center Located In or Immediately Accessible to a Public Housing Site 0.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of Patients Served at a Health Center Located In or Immediately Accessible to a Public Housing Site 0 25,289 23,144
Percentage of School-Based Health Center Patients 0.00% 0.00% -
Number of School-Based Health Center Patients 0 0 -
Percentage of Veterans Patients 2.12% 1.75% 1.92%
Number of Veteran Patients 499 443 445
Gender of Patients by Age (% Female)
Percentage of Female Patients (ages 15-44) 50.31% 50.74% 51.08%
Number of Female Patients (ages 15-44) 6,573 7,172 6,672
Percentage of Patients Under 15 Who are Female 16.20% 16.51% 14.69%
Number of Patients Under 15 Who are Female 2,117 2,333 1,919
Percentage of Patients 15-64 Who are Female 73.87% 74.40% 75.56%
Number of Patients 15-64 Who are Female 9,651 10,517 9,869
Percentage of Patients 65 and Over Who are Female 9.93% 9.09% 9.75%
Number of Patients 65 and Over Who are Female 1,297 1,285 1,273
Total Female Patients (Denominator) 13,065 14,135 13,061
Services (% of patients) 2016 2017 2018
Percentage of Medical Patients 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of Medical Patients 23,551 25,289 23,144
Percentage of Dental Patients 15.07% 12.63% 16.78%
Number of Dental Patients 3,550 3,193 3,883
Percentage of Mental Health Patients 0.00% 0.00% 0.35%
Number of Mental Health Patients 0 0 81
Percentage of Substance Use Disorder Patients 0.00% 0.00% 0.26%
Number of Substance Use Disorder Patients 0 0 60
Percentage of Vision Patients 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Number of Vision Patients 0 0 0
Percentage of Enabling Patients 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Number of Enabling Services Patients 0 0 0
Total Patients (Denominator) 23,551 25,289 23,144
  2016 2017 201811
Patients
Medical Conditions (% of Patients with Medical Conditions)
Percentage of Hypertension Patients3 21.15% 13.56% 20.34%
Number of Hypertension Patients3 3,857 2,657 3,741
Percentage of Diabetes Patients4 11.03% 10.48% 11.21%
Number of Diabetes Patients4 1,951 1,997 2,003
Percentage of Asthma Patients 6.32% 6.56% 6.04%
Number of Asthma Patients 1,489 1,659 1,398
Percentage of Symptomatic/Asymptomatic HIV Patients 1.50% 1.36% 1.36%
Number of Symptomatic/Asymptomatic HIV Patients 354 343 314
Prenatal
Number of Prenatal Patients 401 554 376
Number of Prenatal Patients who Delivered 209 281 261
  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) 82.04% 90.43% 85.90% - 2
Number of Access to Prenatal Care (First Prenatal Visit in 1st Trimester) 329 501 323 - -
Percentage of Newborns with Low and Very Low Birth Weight 3.35% 14.23% 5.12% - 1
Number of Newborns with Low Birth Weight 7 40 13 - -
Preventive Health Screening & Services
Percentage of Patients Screened for Cervical Cancer7 54.16% 57.25% 56.23% - 2
Number of Patients Screened for Cervical Cancer7 3,916 4,047 4,329 - -
Percentage of Children Age 3-17 for Weight Screening and Counseling on Nutrition and Physical Activity 69.01% 75.20% 82.33% - 1
Number of Children Age 3-17 with Weight Assessment and Counseling for Nutrition and Physical Activity 2,343 2,496 2,349 - -
Percentage of Adult Medical Patients Age 18 and Older with Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow-Up 53.97% 71.16% 88.99% - 1
Number of Adult Medical Patients Age 18 and Older with Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow-Up 8,638 11,634 14,927 - -
Percentage of Adult Medical Patients Age 18 and Older Screened for Tobacco Use and Received Cessation Counseling8 99.02% 99.11% 98.25% - 1
Number of Adult Medical Patients Age 18 and Older Screened for Tobacco Use and Received Cessation Counseling8 12,250 12,517 10,546 - -
Percentage of Patients Screened for Colorectal Cancer9 52.86% 53.70% 52.10% - 2
Number of Patients Screened for Colorectal Cancer9 2,700 2,824 2,873 - -
Percentage of Children 2 Years of Age Who Received Age Appropriate Vaccines by Their 2nd Birthday 6 58.24% 63.90% 73.46% - 1
Number of Children 2 Years of Age Who Received Age Appropriate Vaccines by Their 2nd Birthday 6 159 200 191 - -
Percentage of Patients Screened for Clinical Depression and if Positive had a Follow-Up Plan Documented 10 42.28% 56.45% 64.22% - 3
Number of Patients Screened for Clinical Depression and if Positive had a Follow-Up Plan Documented 10 6,623 8,654 10,768 - -
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 40.51% 46.43% 45.37% - 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 64 65 49 - -
Chronic Disease Management
Percentage of Persistent Asthmatic Patients Treated with Appropriate Pharmacological Intervention 93.31% 86.73% 91.12% - 2
Number of Persistent Asthmatic Patients Treated with Appropriate Pharmacological Intervention 516 647 626 - -
Percentage of Patients Aged 18 and Older Diagnosed with Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) and Prescribed a Lipid Lowering Therapy 86.53% 87.44% 91.97% - 1
Number of Patients Aged 18 and Older Diagnosed with Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) and Prescribed a Lipid Lowering Therapy 167 195 229 - -
Percentage of Patients Age 18 and Older Diagnosed with Ischemic Vascular Disease (IVD): Use of Aspirin or Another Antithrombotic 92.77% 93.08% 93.05% - 1
Number of Patients Age 18 and Older Diagnosed with Ischemic Vascular Disease (IVD): Use of Aspirin or Another Antithrombotic 475 457 455 - -
Percentage of Patients with Hypertension (HTN) Whose Blood Pressure (BP) was Controlled (< 140/90 mmHg)12 71.66% 68.42% 71.45% - 1
Number of Patients with Hypertension (HTN) Whose Blood Pressure (BP) was Controlled (< 140/90 mmHg) 12 2,764 1,818 2,673 - -
Percentage of Diabetic Patients with Poorly Controlled Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c > 9%) or No Test During Year13 35.32% 27.69% 25.96% - 2
Number of Diabetic Patients with Poorly Controlled Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c > 9%) or No Test During Year 13 689 553 520 - -
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 6 8 3 - -
  2016 2017 2018
Cost Data
Health Center Service Grant Expenditures $2,309,803 $3,705,697 $2,997,206
Total Accrued Costs (Excluding Donations) $27,166,962 $28,008,201 $27,115,812
Total Accrued Cost per Total Patient $1,153.54 $1,107.53 $1,171.61
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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