2018 Healthfirst Family Care Center, Inc. Health Center Program Awardee Data

FALL RIVER, MASSACHUSETTS

3-year project period; end date 4/30/2021

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Total Patients: 18,869

 Access Enhancer  Health Disparities Reducers PCMH Recognition as of Tuesday, March 31, 2020

UDS Data Comparisons

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  2016 2017 2018
Total Patients 16,759 17,736 18,869
Age (% of total patients)
Percentage of Children (< 18 years old) 20.79% 22.24% 21.88%
Number of Children (< 18 years old) 3,485 3,945 4,128
Percentage of Adults (18 to 64) 72.29% 70.22% 70.47%
Number of Adults (18 to 64) 12,115 12,454 13,297
Percentage of Older Adults (Age 65 and over) 6.92% 7.54% 7.65%
Number of Older Adults (Age 65 and over) 1,159 1,337 1,444
Patients By Race & Ethnicity (% known)
Percentage of Racial and/or Ethnic Minority Patients 33.40% 37.06% 39.21%
Number of Racial and/or Ethnic Minority Patients 5,175 5,813 6,539
Percentage of Hispanic/Latino Ethnicity Patients 19.22% 21.78% 23.86%
Number of Hispanic/Latino Ethnicity Patients 3,145 3,539 4,107
Percentage of Non-Hispanic White Patients 73.65% 66.36% 64.30%
Number of Non-Hispanic White Patients 10,320 9,873 10,138
Percentage of Asian Patients 1 3.03% 3.25% 3.23%
Number of Asian Patients1 424 483 510
Percentage of Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander Patients 1 0.74% 0.75% 0.81%
Number of Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander Patients 1 103 111 127
Percentage of Black/African American Patients1 11.43% 12.95% 12.97%
Number of Black/African American1 1,601 1,927 2,045
Percentage of American Indian/Alaska Native Patients 1 0.31% 0.34% 0.37%
Number of American Indian/Alaska Native Patients1 43 50 58
Percentage of Patients with More than one race 1 1.18% 0.76% 1.01%
Number of Patients with More than one race 1 165 113 160
Total Patients with Known Race Ethnicity (Denominator) 14,012 14,877 15,766
Total Racial and/or Ethnic Minority Patients (Denominator) 15,495 15,686 16,677
Total Hispanic/Latino & Non-Hispanic Latino Patients (Denominator for Hispanic/Latino Ethnicity) 16,360 16,252 17,211
Language (% known)
Percentage of Patients Best Served in a Language Other Than English 23.12% 26.96% 30.23%
Number of Patients Best Served in a Language Other Than English 3,874 4,782 5,705
  2016 2017 2018
Income Status (% of patients with known income)
Total Patients with Known Income (Denominator) 12,982 11,819 12,528
Percentage of Patients at or below 200% of Federal Poverty Guideline 92.76% 92.22% 93.40%
Number of Patients at or below 200% of Poverty 12,042 10,900 11,701
Percentage of Patients at or below 100% of Poverty 48.55% 49.27% 55.26%
Number of Patients at or below 100% of Poverty 6,303 5,823 6,923
Insurance Status (% of total patients)
Percentage of Uninsured Patients 14.64% 7.10% 6.76%
Number of Uninsured Patients 2,453 1,260 1,276
Percentage of Children Uninsured (age 0-17 years) 16.24% 1.60% 2.42%
Number of Children Uninsured (age 0-17 years) 566 63 100
Percentage of Medicaid/CHIP Patients2 60.24% 64.63% 63.55%
Number of Medicaid/CHIP Patients 2 10,095 11,462 11,991
Percentage of Medicare Patients 11.95% 10.53% 10.35%
Number of Medicare Patients 2,002 1,867 1,952
Percentage of Dually Eligible (Medicare and Medicaid) Patients 7.87% 7.07% 7.33%
Number of Dually Eligible (Medicare and Medicaid) Patients (included in above) 1,319 1,254 1,384
Percentage of Patients with Other Third Party Payer 13.18% 17.74% 19.34%
Number of Patients with Other Third Party Payer 2,209 3,147 3,650
Total Insurance Source Patients (Denominator) 16,759 17,736 18,869
Total Insurance Source Patients Aged 0 - 17 (Denominator) 3,485 3,945 4,128
Special Populations
Percentage of Homeless Patients 3.16% 3.67% 4.76%
Number of Homeless Patients 529 651 898
Percentage of Agricultural Worker Patients 0.20% 0.30% 0.70%
Number of Agricultural Worker Patients 33 53 133
Percentage of Patients Served at a Health Center Located In or Immediately Accessible to a Public Housing Site 6.74% 7.61% 0.00%
Number of Patients Served at a Health Center Located In or Immediately Accessible to a Public Housing Site 1,129 1,350 0
Percentage of School-Based Health Center Patients 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Number of School-Based Health Center Patients 0 0 0
Percentage of Veterans Patients 1.23% 1.25% 1.17%
Number of Veteran Patients 206 221 221
Gender of Patients by Age (% Female)
Percentage of Female Patients (ages 15-44) 50.22% 49.30% 50.09%
Number of Female Patients (ages 15-44) 4,483 4,659 5,018
Percentage of Patients Under 15 Who are Female 16.40% 17.58% 17.18%
Number of Patients Under 15 Who are Female 1,464 1,661 1,721
Percentage of Patients 15-64 Who are Female 76.36% 74.60% 74.70%
Number of Patients 15-64 Who are Female 6,816 7,050 7,483
Percentage of Patients 65 and Over Who are Female 7.24% 7.82% 8.13%
Number of Patients 65 and Over Who are Female 646 739 814
Total Female Patients (Denominator) 8,926 9,450 10,018
Services (% of patients) 2016 2017 2018
Percentage of Medical Patients 84.07% 83.14% 82.91%
Number of Medical Patients 14,089 14,746 15,644
Percentage of Dental Patients 27.07% 28.80% 28.62%
Number of Dental Patients 4,536 5,108 5,400
Percentage of Mental Health Patients 5.56% 5.09% 4.50%
Number of Mental Health Patients 932 902 849
Percentage of Substance Use Disorder Patients 10.49% 10.95% 10.46%
Number of Substance Use Disorder Patients 1,758 1,942 1,973
Percentage of Vision Patients 0.00% - 0.00%
Number of Vision Patients 0 - 0
Percentage of Enabling Patients 9.70% 8.98% 8.80%
Number of Enabling Services Patients 1,625 1,592 1,660
Total Patients (Denominator) 16,759 17,736 18,869
  2016 2017 201811
Patients
Medical Conditions (% of Patients with Medical Conditions)
Percentage of Hypertension Patients3 23.11% 26.67% 27.30%
Number of Hypertension Patients3 2,568 3,045 3,319
Percentage of Diabetes Patients4 11.90% 12.46% 12.72%
Number of Diabetes Patients4 1,294 1,391 1,513
Percentage of Asthma Patients 8.60% 7.80% 8.38%
Number of Asthma Patients 1,212 1,150 1,311
Percentage of Symptomatic/Asymptomatic HIV Patients 1.64% 1.36% 1.31%
Number of Symptomatic/Asymptomatic HIV Patients 231 200 205
Prenatal
Number of Prenatal Patients 59 97 75
Number of Prenatal Patients who Delivered 41 35 34
  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) 89.83% 80.41% 96.00% - 1
Number of Access to Prenatal Care (First Prenatal Visit in 1st Trimester) 53 78 72 - -
Percentage of Newborns with Low and Very Low Birth Weight 16.67% 17.14% 11.76% - 4
Number of Newborns with Low Birth Weight 7 6 4 - -
Preventive Health Screening & Services
Percentage of Patients Screened for Cervical Cancer7 45.71% 44.29% 47.68% - 3
Number of Patients Screened for Cervical Cancer7 2,149 2,093 2,429 - -
Percentage of Children Age 3-17 for Weight Screening and Counseling on Nutrition and Physical Activity 74.29% 75.71% 23.64% - 4
Number of Children Age 3-17 with Weight Assessment and Counseling for Nutrition and Physical Activity 1,634 1,788 608 - -
Percentage of Adult Medical Patients Age 18 and Older with Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow-Up 62.48% 66.10% 80.44% - 2
Number of Adult Medical Patients Age 18 and Older with Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow-Up 6,974 6,888 9,731 - -
Percentage of Adult Medical Patients Age 18 and Older Screened for Tobacco Use and Received Cessation Counseling8 70.53% 76.08% 89.64% - 2
Number of Adult Medical Patients Age 18 and Older Screened for Tobacco Use and Received Cessation Counseling8 6,285 5,268 7,446 - -
Percentage of Patients Screened for Colorectal Cancer9 40.00% 51.43% 46.28% - 2
Number of Patients Screened for Colorectal Cancer9 1,308 1,761 1,650 - -
Percentage of Children 2 Years of Age Who Received Age Appropriate Vaccines by Their 2nd Birthday 6 33.54% 34.87% 33.13% - 2
Number of Children 2 Years of Age Who Received Age Appropriate Vaccines by Their 2nd Birthday 6 53 53 54 - -
Percentage of Patients Screened for Clinical Depression and if Positive had a Follow-Up Plan Documented 10 54.52% 47.56% 55.17% - 3
Number of Patients Screened for Clinical Depression and if Positive had a Follow-Up Plan Documented 10 5,013 4,377 5,319 - -
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 84.29% 80.00% 64.10% - 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 354 56 75 - -
Chronic Disease Management
Percentage of Persistent Asthmatic Patients Treated with Appropriate Pharmacological Intervention 91.42% 87.84% 82.62% - 3
Number of Persistent Asthmatic Patients Treated with Appropriate Pharmacological Intervention 277 195 290 - -
Percentage of Patients Aged 18 and Older Diagnosed with Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) and Prescribed a Lipid Lowering Therapy 84.04% 86.19% 83.93% - 2
Number of Patients Aged 18 and Older Diagnosed with Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) and Prescribed a Lipid Lowering Therapy 158 156 188 - -
Percentage of Patients Age 18 and Older Diagnosed with Ischemic Vascular Disease (IVD): Use of Aspirin or Another Antithrombotic 72.76% 85.08% 83.96% - 2
Number of Patients Age 18 and Older Diagnosed with Ischemic Vascular Disease (IVD): Use of Aspirin or Another Antithrombotic 219 308 335 - -
Percentage of Patients with Hypertension (HTN) Whose Blood Pressure (BP) was Controlled (< 140/90 mmHg)12 69.70% 65.94% 70.29% - 2
Number of Patients with Hypertension (HTN) Whose Blood Pressure (BP) was Controlled (< 140/90 mmHg) 12 1,790 2,008 2,333 - -
Percentage of Diabetic Patients with Poorly Controlled Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c > 9%) or No Test During Year13 48.53% 29.33% 27.23% - 2
Number of Diabetic Patients with Poorly Controlled Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c > 9%) or No Test During Year 13 628 408 412 - -
Percentage of Patients Who were Newly Diagnosed HIV and Received Follow-up Treatment 100.00% 0.00% 100.00% - -
Number of HIV Patients Who were Newly Diagnosed HIV and Received Follow-up Treatment 3 0 4 - -
  2016 2017 2018
Cost Data
Health Center Service Grant Expenditures $2,359,711 $3,281,776 $2,645,975
Total Accrued Costs (Excluding Donations) $18,082,190 $19,850,004 $21,103,650
Total Accrued Cost per Total Patient $1,078.95 $1,119.19 $1,118.43
Program Conditions 14

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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. 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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