2018 SOUTH END COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER Health Center Program Awardee Data

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS

3-year project period; end date 1/31/2022

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Total Patients: 14,323

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

UDS Data Comparisons

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  2016 2017 2018
Total Patients 13,271 13,966 14,323
Age (% of total patients)
Percentage of Children (< 18 years old) 28.29% 27.71% 25.85%
Number of Children (< 18 years old) 3,754 3,870 3,702
Percentage of Adults (18 to 64) 64.28% 64.46% 66.38%
Number of Adults (18 to 64) 8,530 9,002 9,508
Percentage of Older Adults (Age 65 and over) 7.44% 7.83% 7.77%
Number of Older Adults (Age 65 and over) 987 1,094 1,113
Patients By Race & Ethnicity (% known)
Percentage of Racial and/or Ethnic Minority Patients 93.29% 90.15% 89.65%
Number of Racial and/or Ethnic Minority Patients 10,575 10,757 10,382
Percentage of Hispanic/Latino Ethnicity Patients 63.82% 61.57% 60.88%
Number of Hispanic/Latino Ethnicity Patients 8,060 8,102 7,889
Percentage of Non-Hispanic White Patients 11.14% 14.59% 15.37%
Number of Non-Hispanic White Patients 761 1,175 1,198
Percentage of Asian Patients 1 2.11% 2.09% 1.83%
Number of Asian Patients1 144 168 143
Percentage of Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander Patients 1 6.95% 5.70% 5.61%
Number of Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander Patients 1 475 459 437
Percentage of Black/African American Patients1 59.94% 52.59% 52.16%
Number of Black/African American1 4,096 4,236 4,066
Percentage of American Indian/Alaska Native Patients 1 1.08% 1.27% 0.87%
Number of American Indian/Alaska Native Patients1 74 102 68
Percentage of Patients with More than one race 1 0.07% 0.50% 0.65%
Number of Patients with More than one race 1 5 40 51
Total Patients with Known Race Ethnicity (Denominator) 6,834 8,055 7,795
Total Racial and/or Ethnic Minority Patients (Denominator) 11,336 11,932 11,580
Total Hispanic/Latino & Non-Hispanic Latino Patients (Denominator for Hispanic/Latino Ethnicity) 12,630 13,160 12,958
Language (% known)
Percentage of Patients Best Served in a Language Other Than English 47.39% 43.47% 41.46%
Number of Patients Best Served in a Language Other Than English 6,289 6,071 5,939
  2016 2017 2018
Income Status (% of patients with known income)
Total Patients with Known Income (Denominator) 7,004 9,062 9,953
Percentage of Patients at or below 200% of Federal Poverty Guideline 50.09% 94.63% 71.88%
Number of Patients at or below 200% of Poverty 3,508 8,575 7,154
Percentage of Patients at or below 100% of Poverty 34.87% 73.81% 54.02%
Number of Patients at or below 100% of Poverty 2,442 6,689 5,377
Insurance Status (% of total patients)
Percentage of Uninsured Patients 14.89% 11.21% 12.00%
Number of Uninsured Patients 1,976 1,566 1,719
Percentage of Children Uninsured (age 0-17 years) 14.25% 2.22% 3.46%
Number of Children Uninsured (age 0-17 years) 535 86 128
Percentage of Medicaid/CHIP Patients2 52.86% 62.62% 60.87%
Number of Medicaid/CHIP Patients 2 7,015 8,746 8,718
Percentage of Medicare Patients 7.57% 5.78% 5.18%
Number of Medicare Patients 1,004 807 742
Percentage of Dually Eligible (Medicare and Medicaid) Patients 3.68% 5.15% 4.61%
Number of Dually Eligible (Medicare and Medicaid) Patients (included in above) 488 719 660
Percentage of Patients with Other Third Party Payer 24.69% 20.39% 21.95%
Number of Patients with Other Third Party Payer 3,276 2,847 3,144
Total Insurance Source Patients (Denominator) 13,271 13,966 14,323
Total Insurance Source Patients Aged 0 - 17 (Denominator) 3,754 3,870 3,702
Special Populations
Percentage of Homeless Patients 8.96% 7.88% 2.83%
Number of Homeless Patients 1,189 1,101 405
Percentage of Agricultural Worker Patients 0.87% 0.90% 0.84%
Number of Agricultural Worker Patients 115 125 120
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 13,271 13,966 14,323
Percentage of School-Based Health Center Patients 1.99% 1.90% 1.81%
Number of School-Based Health Center Patients 264 265 259
Percentage of Veterans Patients 0.42% 0.26% 0.27%
Number of Veteran Patients 56 36 38
Gender of Patients by Age (% Female)
Percentage of Female Patients (ages 15-44) 48.96% 48.94% 50.26%
Number of Female Patients (ages 15-44) 3,733 3,916 4,125
Percentage of Patients Under 15 Who are Female 21.07% 20.66% 18.96%
Number of Patients Under 15 Who are Female 1,606 1,653 1,556
Percentage of Patients 15-64 Who are Female 71.10% 70.90% 72.76%
Number of Patients 15-64 Who are Female 5,421 5,673 5,972
Percentage of Patients 65 and Over Who are Female 7.83% 8.44% 8.28%
Number of Patients 65 and Over Who are Female 597 675 680
Total Female Patients (Denominator) 7,624 8,001 8,208
Services (% of patients) 2016 2017 2018
Percentage of Medical Patients 58.53% 68.53% 67.44%
Number of Medical Patients 7,768 9,571 9,660
Percentage of Dental Patients 25.03% 27.65% 26.64%
Number of Dental Patients 3,322 3,861 3,816
Percentage of Mental Health Patients 11.54% 13.60% 15.88%
Number of Mental Health Patients 1,531 1,899 2,275
Percentage of Substance Use Disorder Patients 2.35% 1.00% 2.07%
Number of Substance Use Disorder Patients 312 140 296
Percentage of Vision Patients 15.46% 22.26% 22.58%
Number of Vision Patients 2,052 3,109 3,234
Percentage of Enabling Patients 9.04% 7.32% 3.78%
Number of Enabling Services Patients 1,200 1,023 542
Total Patients (Denominator) 13,271 13,966 14,323
  2016 2017 201811
Patients
Medical Conditions (% of Patients with Medical Conditions)
Percentage of Hypertension Patients3 23.97% 20.23% 20.17%
Number of Hypertension Patients3 1,329 1,393 1,437
Percentage of Diabetes Patients4 13.67% 9.54% 9.24%
Number of Diabetes Patients4 739 641 641
Percentage of Asthma Patients 6.95% 8.98% 8.74%
Number of Asthma Patients 540 859 844
Percentage of Symptomatic/Asymptomatic HIV Patients 0.26% 0.31% 0.34%
Number of Symptomatic/Asymptomatic HIV Patients 20 30 33
Prenatal
Number of Prenatal Patients 180 214 170
Number of Prenatal Patients who Delivered 107 107 103
  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) 58.33% 85.98% 77.06% - 2
Number of Access to Prenatal Care (First Prenatal Visit in 1st Trimester) 105 184 131 - -
Percentage of Newborns with Low and Very Low Birth Weight 12.96% 6.60% 5.88% - 1
Number of Newborns with Low Birth Weight 14 7 6 - -
Preventive Health Screening & Services
Percentage of Patients Screened for Cervical Cancer7 55.78% 60.77% 68.18% - 1
Number of Patients Screened for Cervical Cancer7 1,550 1,755 1,967 - -
Percentage of Children Age 3-17 for Weight Screening and Counseling on Nutrition and Physical Activity 75.71% 69.23% 69.50% - 3
Number of Children Age 3-17 with Weight Assessment and Counseling for Nutrition and Physical Activity 1,361 1,928 1,679 - -
Percentage of Adult Medical Patients Age 18 and Older with Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow-Up 84.29% 61.18% 56.45% - 3
Number of Adult Medical Patients Age 18 and Older with Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow-Up 4,777 3,868 3,201 - -
Percentage of Adult Medical Patients Age 18 and Older Screened for Tobacco Use and Received Cessation Counseling8 91.43% 97.33% 95.28% - 1
Number of Adult Medical Patients Age 18 and Older Screened for Tobacco Use and Received Cessation Counseling8 4,696 4,559 4,360 - -
Percentage of Patients Screened for Colorectal Cancer9 40.00% 52.05% 60.05% - 1
Number of Patients Screened for Colorectal Cancer9 714 813 902 - -
Percentage of Children 2 Years of Age Who Received Age Appropriate Vaccines by Their 2nd Birthday 6 64.29% 62.42% 63.39% - 1
Number of Children 2 Years of Age Who Received Age Appropriate Vaccines by Their 2nd Birthday 6 64 103 116 - -
Percentage of Patients Screened for Clinical Depression and if Positive had a Follow-Up Plan Documented 10 58.57% 43.56% 59.23% - 3
Number of Patients Screened for Clinical Depression and if Positive had a Follow-Up Plan Documented 10 3,288 2,578 3,054 - -
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 23.33% 68.52% 40.41% - 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 42 148 78 - -
Chronic Disease Management
Percentage of Persistent Asthmatic Patients Treated with Appropriate Pharmacological Intervention 80.86% 94.56% 91.69% - 2
Number of Persistent Asthmatic Patients Treated with Appropriate Pharmacological Intervention 169 278 320 - -
Percentage of Patients Aged 18 and Older Diagnosed with Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) and Prescribed a Lipid Lowering Therapy 75.36% 69.57% 76.19% - 3
Number of Patients Aged 18 and Older Diagnosed with Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) and Prescribed a Lipid Lowering Therapy 52 48 48 - -
Percentage of Patients Age 18 and Older Diagnosed with Ischemic Vascular Disease (IVD): Use of Aspirin or Another Antithrombotic 74.84% 80.82% 82.25% - 3
Number of Patients Age 18 and Older Diagnosed with Ischemic Vascular Disease (IVD): Use of Aspirin or Another Antithrombotic 116 118 139 - -
Percentage of Patients with Hypertension (HTN) Whose Blood Pressure (BP) was Controlled (< 140/90 mmHg)12 52.26% 55.28% 64.37% - 2
Number of Patients with Hypertension (HTN) Whose Blood Pressure (BP) was Controlled (< 140/90 mmHg) 12 695 770 925 - -
Percentage of Diabetic Patients with Poorly Controlled Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c > 9%) or No Test During Year13 39.97% 35.57% 30.58% - 2
Number of Diabetic Patients with Poorly Controlled Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c > 9%) or No Test During Year 13 295 228 196 - -
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 1 5 1 - -
  2016 2017 2018
Cost Data
Health Center Service Grant Expenditures $1,681,197 $1,735,762 $2,004,967
Total Accrued Costs (Excluding Donations) $16,021,805 $16,733,903 $17,746,809
Total Accrued Cost per Total Patient $1,207.28 $1,198.19 $1,239.04
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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