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

NORWALK, CONNECTICUT

3-year project period; end date 2/28/2022

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Total Patients: 12,309

  Health Center Quality Leader Gold PCMH Recognition as of Sunday, January 26, 2020

UDS Data Comparisons

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  2016 2017 2018
Total Patients 13,655 12,862 12,309
Age (% of total patients)
Percentage of Children (< 18 years old) 28.70% 27.41% 28.08%
Number of Children (< 18 years old) 3,919 3,525 3,456
Percentage of Adults (18 to 64) 64.66% 65.32% 64.35%
Number of Adults (18 to 64) 8,830 8,402 7,921
Percentage of Older Adults (Age 65 and over) 6.63% 7.27% 7.57%
Number of Older Adults (Age 65 and over) 906 935 932
Patients By Race & Ethnicity (% known)
Percentage of Racial and/or Ethnic Minority Patients 86.42% 87.32% 88.87%
Number of Racial and/or Ethnic Minority Patients 11,716 11,143 10,857
Percentage of Hispanic/Latino Ethnicity Patients 62.23% 63.83% 65.88%
Number of Hispanic/Latino Ethnicity Patients 8,495 8,201 8,104
Percentage of Non-Hispanic White Patients 13.74% 12.82% 11.26%
Number of Non-Hispanic White Patients 1,841 1,618 1,360
Percentage of Asian Patients 1 3.72% 3.62% 3.34%
Number of Asian Patients1 499 457 404
Percentage of Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander Patients 1 0.22% 0.20% 0.18%
Number of Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander Patients 1 29 25 22
Percentage of Black/African American Patients1 18.51% 17.59% 16.49%
Number of Black/African American1 2,481 2,219 1,992
Percentage of American Indian/Alaska Native Patients 1 0.51% 0.44% 0.45%
Number of American Indian/Alaska Native Patients1 68 56 54
Percentage of Patients with More than one race 1 10.68% 12.21% 12.35%
Number of Patients with More than one race 1 1,432 1,540 1,492
Total Patients with Known Race Ethnicity (Denominator) 13,403 12,616 12,078
Total Racial and/or Ethnic Minority Patients (Denominator) 13,557 12,761 12,217
Total Hispanic/Latino & Non-Hispanic Latino Patients (Denominator for Hispanic/Latino Ethnicity) 13,650 12,849 12,301
Language (% known)
Percentage of Patients Best Served in a Language Other Than English 31.11% 31.88% 32.92%
Number of Patients Best Served in a Language Other Than English 4,248 4,101 4,052
  2016 2017 2018
Income Status (% of patients with known income)
Total Patients with Known Income (Denominator) 6,315 5,994 5,403
Percentage of Patients at or below 200% of Federal Poverty Guideline 97.20% 97.68% 97.17%
Number of Patients at or below 200% of Poverty 6,138 5,855 5,250
Percentage of Patients at or below 100% of Poverty 75.04% 77.11% 74.16%
Number of Patients at or below 100% of Poverty 4,739 4,622 4,007
Insurance Status (% of total patients)
Percentage of Uninsured Patients 31.04% 34.43% 36.07%
Number of Uninsured Patients 4,238 4,428 4,440
Percentage of Children Uninsured (age 0-17 years) 9.98% 12.68% 13.74%
Number of Children Uninsured (age 0-17 years) 391 447 475
Percentage of Medicaid/CHIP Patients2 52.05% 49.42% 48.15%
Number of Medicaid/CHIP Patients 2 7,107 6,357 5,927
Percentage of Medicare Patients 5.57% 5.85% 5.93%
Number of Medicare Patients 761 752 730
Percentage of Dually Eligible (Medicare and Medicaid) Patients 4.17% 4.27% 4.52%
Number of Dually Eligible (Medicare and Medicaid) Patients (included in above) 570 549 556
Percentage of Patients with Other Third Party Payer 11.34% 10.30% 9.85%
Number of Patients with Other Third Party Payer 1,549 1,325 1,212
Total Insurance Source Patients (Denominator) 13,655 12,862 12,309
Total Insurance Source Patients Aged 0 - 17 (Denominator) 3,919 3,525 3,456
Special Populations
Percentage of Homeless Patients 1.90% 1.61% 1.40%
Number of Homeless Patients 259 207 172
Percentage of Agricultural Worker Patients 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Number of Agricultural Worker Patients 0 0 0
Percentage of Patients Served at a Health Center Located In or Immediately Accessible to a Public Housing Site 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of Patients Served at a Health Center Located In or Immediately Accessible to a Public Housing Site 13,655 12,862 12,309
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 1.34% 1.27% 1.16%
Number of Veteran Patients 183 163 143
Gender of Patients by Age (% Female)
Percentage of Female Patients (ages 15-44) 50.52% 49.68% 48.66%
Number of Female Patients (ages 15-44) 4,169 3,918 3,693
Percentage of Patients Under 15 Who are Female 20.12% 19.20% 19.79%
Number of Patients Under 15 Who are Female 1,660 1,514 1,502
Percentage of Patients 15-64 Who are Female 73.10% 73.22% 72.49%
Number of Patients 15-64 Who are Female 6,032 5,775 5,501
Percentage of Patients 65 and Over Who are Female 6.79% 7.58% 7.72%
Number of Patients 65 and Over Who are Female 560 598 586
Total Female Patients (Denominator) 8,252 7,887 7,589
Services (% of patients) 2016 2017 2018
Percentage of Medical Patients 99.74% 98.95% 97.60%
Number of Medical Patients 13,620 12,727 12,013
Percentage of Dental Patients 0.18% 5.22% 8.51%
Number of Dental Patients 25 671 1,048
Percentage of Mental Health Patients 4.88% 2.42% 2.80%
Number of Mental Health Patients 667 311 345
Percentage of Substance Use Disorder Patients - 0.00% 0.00%
Number of Substance Use Disorder Patients - 0 0
Percentage of Vision Patients - 0.00% 0.00%
Number of Vision Patients - 0 0
Percentage of Enabling Patients - 0.00% 0.00%
Number of Enabling Services Patients - 0 0
Total Patients (Denominator) 13,655 12,862 12,309
  2016 2017 201811
Patients
Medical Conditions (% of Patients with Medical Conditions)
Percentage of Hypertension Patients3 21.34% 23.05% 23.65%
Number of Hypertension Patients3 2,063 2,116 2,028
Percentage of Diabetes Patients4 12.41% 12.23% 12.31%
Number of Diabetes Patients4 1,170 1,093 1,026
Percentage of Asthma Patients 5.74% 5.52% 4.95%
Number of Asthma Patients 782 703 595
Percentage of Symptomatic/Asymptomatic HIV Patients 0.72% 0.76% 0.71%
Number of Symptomatic/Asymptomatic HIV Patients 98 97 85
Prenatal
Number of Prenatal Patients 592 544 529
Number of Prenatal Patients who Delivered 332 299 349
  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) 86.66% 88.60% 87.15% - 1
Number of Access to Prenatal Care (First Prenatal Visit in 1st Trimester) 513 482 461 - -
Percentage of Newborns with Low and Very Low Birth Weight 7.21% 8.00% 7.27% - 2
Number of Newborns with Low Birth Weight 24 24 25 - -
Preventive Health Screening & Services
Percentage of Patients Screened for Cervical Cancer7 62.61% 66.68% 70.85% - 1
Number of Patients Screened for Cervical Cancer7 2,296 2,430 2,435 - -
Percentage of Children Age 3-17 for Weight Screening and Counseling on Nutrition and Physical Activity 86.03% 92.90% 93.24% - 1
Number of Children Age 3-17 with Weight Assessment and Counseling for Nutrition and Physical Activity 2,641 2,278 2,261 - -
Percentage of Adult Medical Patients Age 18 and Older with Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow-Up 76.96% 77.84% 80.01% - 2
Number of Adult Medical Patients Age 18 and Older with Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow-Up 6,962 6,617 6,222 - -
Percentage of Adult Medical Patients Age 18 and Older Screened for Tobacco Use and Received Cessation Counseling8 98.29% 98.74% 98.78% - 1
Number of Adult Medical Patients Age 18 and Older Screened for Tobacco Use and Received Cessation Counseling8 7,140 7,365 6,789 - -
Percentage of Patients Screened for Colorectal Cancer9 62.86% 68.58% 71.89% - 1
Number of Patients Screened for Colorectal Cancer9 1,840 1,840 1,859 - -
Percentage of Children 2 Years of Age Who Received Age Appropriate Vaccines by Their 2nd Birthday 6 61.60% 71.56% 74.50% - 1
Number of Children 2 Years of Age Who Received Age Appropriate Vaccines by Their 2nd Birthday 6 146 156 149 - -
Percentage of Patients Screened for Clinical Depression and if Positive had a Follow-Up Plan Documented 10 91.40% 95.02% 94.96% - 1
Number of Patients Screened for Clinical Depression and if Positive had a Follow-Up Plan Documented 10 9,045 8,886 7,950 - -
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 - 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 - 8 4 - -
Chronic Disease Management
Percentage of Persistent Asthmatic Patients Treated with Appropriate Pharmacological Intervention 95.54% 97.44% 91.21% - 2
Number of Persistent Asthmatic Patients Treated with Appropriate Pharmacological Intervention 193 190 166 - -
Percentage of Patients Aged 18 and Older Diagnosed with Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) and Prescribed a Lipid Lowering Therapy 87.27% 88.89% 95.83% - 1
Number of Patients Aged 18 and Older Diagnosed with Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) and Prescribed a Lipid Lowering Therapy 48 96 92 - -
Percentage of Patients Age 18 and Older Diagnosed with Ischemic Vascular Disease (IVD): Use of Aspirin or Another Antithrombotic 90.88% 84.71% 88.70% - 1
Number of Patients Age 18 and Older Diagnosed with Ischemic Vascular Disease (IVD): Use of Aspirin or Another Antithrombotic 249 205 212 - -
Percentage of Patients with Hypertension (HTN) Whose Blood Pressure (BP) was Controlled (< 140/90 mmHg)12 64.71% 66.30% 71.70% - 1
Number of Patients with Hypertension (HTN) Whose Blood Pressure (BP) was Controlled (< 140/90 mmHg) 12 1,335 1,403 1,454 - -
Percentage of Diabetic Patients with Poorly Controlled Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c > 9%) or No Test During Year13 32.14% 32.85% 34.70% - 2
Number of Diabetic Patients with Poorly Controlled Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c > 9%) or No Test During Year 13 376 359 356 - -
Percentage of Patients Who were Newly Diagnosed HIV and Received Follow-up Treatment 100.00% 80.00% - - -
Number of HIV Patients Who were Newly Diagnosed HIV and Received Follow-up Treatment 4 4 - - -
  2016 2017 2018
Cost Data
Health Center Service Grant Expenditures $2,288,343 $2,917,119 $2,904,584
Total Accrued Costs (Excluding Donations) $10,270,421 $10,383,876 $10,349,787
Total Accrued Cost per Total Patient $752.14 $807.33 $840.83
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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