2018 WHITTIER STREET HEALTH COMMITTEE, INC. Health Center Program Awardee Data

ROXBURY, MASSACHUSETTS

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

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Total Patients: 21,081

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  2016 2017 2018
Total Patients 20,143 20,634 21,081
Age (% of total patients)
Percentage of Children (< 18 years old) 21.02% 20.74% 20.23%
Number of Children (< 18 years old) 4,234 4,280 4,265
Percentage of Adults (18 to 64) 71.75% 71.99% 72.00%
Number of Adults (18 to 64) 14,452 14,854 15,178
Percentage of Older Adults (Age 65 and over) 7.23% 7.27% 7.77%
Number of Older Adults (Age 65 and over) 1,457 1,500 1,638
Patients By Race & Ethnicity (% known)
Percentage of Racial and/or Ethnic Minority Patients 93.72% 94.90% 94.29%
Number of Racial and/or Ethnic Minority Patients 17,306 15,699 15,626
Percentage of Hispanic/Latino Ethnicity Patients 46.42% 46.74% 47.69%
Number of Hispanic/Latino Ethnicity Patients 8,880 8,662 8,764
Percentage of Non-Hispanic White Patients 6.57% 8.12% 9.17%
Number of Non-Hispanic White Patients 1,159 843 946
Percentage of Asian Patients 1 1.09% 1.60% 1.71%
Number of Asian Patients1 192 166 176
Percentage of Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander Patients 1 1.51% 3.26% 3.20%
Number of Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander Patients 1 266 339 330
Percentage of Black/African American Patients1 44.83% 74.39% 74.01%
Number of Black/African American1 7,908 7,725 7,631
Percentage of American Indian/Alaska Native Patients 1 0.14% 0.28% 0.45%
Number of American Indian/Alaska Native Patients1 25 29 46
Percentage of Patients with More than one race 1 40.98% 0.12% 0.25%
Number of Patients with More than one race 1 7,229 12 26
Total Patients with Known Race Ethnicity (Denominator) 17,640 10,384 10,311
Total Racial and/or Ethnic Minority Patients (Denominator) 18,465 16,542 16,572
Total Hispanic/Latino & Non-Hispanic Latino Patients (Denominator for Hispanic/Latino Ethnicity) 19,129 18,533 18,376
Language (% known)
Percentage of Patients Best Served in a Language Other Than English 46.28% 48.26% 39.99%
Number of Patients Best Served in a Language Other Than English 9,322 9,958 8,430
  2016 2017 2018
Income Status (% of patients with known income)
Total Patients with Known Income (Denominator) 10,850 12,440 11,438
Percentage of Patients at or below 200% of Federal Poverty Guideline 91.46% 94.71% 96.19%
Number of Patients at or below 200% of Poverty 9,923 11,782 11,002
Percentage of Patients at or below 100% of Poverty 61.55% 77.93% 91.61%
Number of Patients at or below 100% of Poverty 6,678 9,695 10,478
Insurance Status (% of total patients)
Percentage of Uninsured Patients 33.57% 37.00% 20.36%
Number of Uninsured Patients 6,763 7,634 4,292
Percentage of Children Uninsured (age 0-17 years) 39.14% 39.02% 3.00%
Number of Children Uninsured (age 0-17 years) 1,657 1,670 128
Percentage of Medicaid/CHIP Patients2 34.71% 39.22% 54.44%
Number of Medicaid/CHIP Patients 2 6,992 8,092 11,476
Percentage of Medicare Patients 7.70% 5.44% 5.39%
Number of Medicare Patients 1,551 1,122 1,136
Percentage of Dually Eligible (Medicare and Medicaid) Patients 5.05% 3.87% 5.07%
Number of Dually Eligible (Medicare and Medicaid) Patients (included in above) 1,018 799 1,069
Percentage of Patients with Other Third Party Payer 24.01% 18.35% 19.81%
Number of Patients with Other Third Party Payer 4,837 3,786 4,177
Total Insurance Source Patients (Denominator) 20,143 20,634 21,081
Total Insurance Source Patients Aged 0 - 17 (Denominator) 4,234 4,280 4,265
Special Populations
Percentage of Homeless Patients 0.71% 7.36% 7.35%
Number of Homeless Patients 143 1,519 1,549
Percentage of Agricultural Worker Patients - 0.50% 0.30%
Number of Agricultural Worker Patients - 103 63
Percentage of Patients Served at a Health Center Located In or Immediately Accessible to a Public Housing Site 80.62% 83.13% 100.00%
Number of Patients Served at a Health Center Located In or Immediately Accessible to a Public Housing Site 16,239 17,153 21,081
Percentage of School-Based Health Center Patients - - 0.00%
Number of School-Based Health Center Patients - - 0
Percentage of Veterans Patients - 0.55% 0.52%
Number of Veteran Patients - 114 109
Gender of Patients by Age (% Female)
Percentage of Female Patients (ages 15-44) 52.43% 52.28% 51.26%
Number of Female Patients (ages 15-44) 5,964 6,108 6,150
Percentage of Patients Under 15 Who are Female 15.74% 15.47% 15.00%
Number of Patients Under 15 Who are Female 1,791 1,807 1,800
Percentage of Patients 15-64 Who are Female 76.28% 76.61% 76.88%
Number of Patients 15-64 Who are Female 8,678 8,951 9,224
Percentage of Patients 65 and Over Who are Female 7.97% 7.93% 8.12%
Number of Patients 65 and Over Who are Female 907 926 974
Total Female Patients (Denominator) 11,376 11,684 11,998
Services (% of patients) 2016 2017 2018
Percentage of Medical Patients 88.71% 78.17% 75.42%
Number of Medical Patients 17,869 16,129 15,900
Percentage of Dental Patients 43.05% 31.88% 31.92%
Number of Dental Patients 8,672 6,579 6,730
Percentage of Mental Health Patients 12.38% 11.82% 10.31%
Number of Mental Health Patients 2,493 2,438 2,174
Percentage of Substance Use Disorder Patients 2.17% 2.21% 2.06%
Number of Substance Use Disorder Patients 437 456 435
Percentage of Vision Patients 17.24% 20.62% 22.27%
Number of Vision Patients 3,473 4,255 4,694
Percentage of Enabling Patients 32.17% 34.23% 34.51%
Number of Enabling Services Patients 6,480 7,063 7,274
Total Patients (Denominator) 20,143 20,634 21,081
  2016 2017 201811
Patients
Medical Conditions (% of Patients with Medical Conditions)
Percentage of Hypertension Patients3 17.35% 22.55% 24.13%
Number of Hypertension Patients3 2,436 2,869 3,045
Percentage of Diabetes Patients4 8.49% 14.83% 11.93%
Number of Diabetes Patients4 1,164 1,843 1,469
Percentage of Asthma Patients 5.58% 7.83% 7.55%
Number of Asthma Patients 997 1,263 1,201
Percentage of Symptomatic/Asymptomatic HIV Patients 1.26% 0.66% 0.70%
Number of Symptomatic/Asymptomatic HIV Patients 226 106 111
Prenatal
Number of Prenatal Patients 355 375 326
Number of Prenatal Patients who Delivered 180 160 165
  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) 83.38% 75.47% 65.34% - 3
Number of Access to Prenatal Care (First Prenatal Visit in 1st Trimester) 296 283 213 - -
Percentage of Newborns with Low and Very Low Birth Weight 8.24% 7.59% 4.24% - 1
Number of Newborns with Low Birth Weight 15 12 7 - -
Preventive Health Screening & Services
Percentage of Patients Screened for Cervical Cancer7 55.99% 57.71% 59.07% - 2
Number of Patients Screened for Cervical Cancer7 3,649 3,272 3,059 - -
Percentage of Children Age 3-17 for Weight Screening and Counseling on Nutrition and Physical Activity 83.62% 68.72% 51.47% - 4
Number of Children Age 3-17 with Weight Assessment and Counseling for Nutrition and Physical Activity 2,062 1,850 1,316 - -
Percentage of Adult Medical Patients Age 18 and Older with Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow-Up 35.00% 38.00% 31.68% - 4
Number of Adult Medical Patients Age 18 and Older with Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow-Up 4,955 4,469 3,572 - -
Percentage of Adult Medical Patients Age 18 and Older Screened for Tobacco Use and Received Cessation Counseling8 33.05% 82.21% 83.38% - 3
Number of Adult Medical Patients Age 18 and Older Screened for Tobacco Use and Received Cessation Counseling8 4,211 9,030 7,556 - -
Percentage of Patients Screened for Colorectal Cancer9 51.31% 38.83% 34.42% - 3
Number of Patients Screened for Colorectal Cancer9 2,156 1,339 1,196 - -
Percentage of Children 2 Years of Age Who Received Age Appropriate Vaccines by Their 2nd Birthday 6 39.01% 38.31% 48.17% - 2
Number of Children 2 Years of Age Who Received Age Appropriate Vaccines by Their 2nd Birthday 6 71 77 105 - -
Percentage of Patients Screened for Clinical Depression and if Positive had a Follow-Up Plan Documented 10 20.78% 46.29% 40.67% - 4
Number of Patients Screened for Clinical Depression and if Positive had a Follow-Up Plan Documented 10 3,190 5,183 4,030 - -
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 19.13% 28.77% 65.15% - 2
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 35 21 43 - -
Chronic Disease Management
Percentage of Persistent Asthmatic Patients Treated with Appropriate Pharmacological Intervention 75.00% 91.08% 90.34% - 2
Number of Persistent Asthmatic Patients Treated with Appropriate Pharmacological Intervention 162 337 402 - -
Percentage of Patients Aged 18 and Older Diagnosed with Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) and Prescribed a Lipid Lowering Therapy 77.01% 76.96% 83.08% - 3
Number of Patients Aged 18 and Older Diagnosed with Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) and Prescribed a Lipid Lowering Therapy 67 157 108 - -
Percentage of Patients Age 18 and Older Diagnosed with Ischemic Vascular Disease (IVD): Use of Aspirin or Another Antithrombotic 66.06% 78.79% 76.08% - 3
Number of Patients Age 18 and Older Diagnosed with Ischemic Vascular Disease (IVD): Use of Aspirin or Another Antithrombotic 146 208 229 - -
Percentage of Patients with Hypertension (HTN) Whose Blood Pressure (BP) was Controlled (< 140/90 mmHg)12 55.58% 52.88% 61.51% - 2
Number of Patients with Hypertension (HTN) Whose Blood Pressure (BP) was Controlled (< 140/90 mmHg) 12 1,354 1,517 1,873 - -
Percentage of Diabetic Patients with Poorly Controlled Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c > 9%) or No Test During Year13 36.77% 33.59% 37.03% - 3
Number of Diabetic Patients with Poorly Controlled Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c > 9%) or No Test During Year 13 428 619 544 - -
Percentage of Patients Who were Newly Diagnosed HIV and Received Follow-up Treatment 61.54% 100.00% 87.50% - -
Number of HIV Patients Who were Newly Diagnosed HIV and Received Follow-up Treatment 8 7 14 - -
  2016 2017 2018
Cost Data
Health Center Service Grant Expenditures $5,946,838 $5,317,749 $5,154,717
Total Accrued Costs (Excluding Donations) $24,775,062 $26,892,294 $26,754,841
Total Accrued Cost per Total Patient $1,229.96 $1,303.30 $1,269.14
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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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