2015 Health Center Data

Massachusetts Program Grantee Data

Total Number of Reporting Program Grantees: 39

Total Patients Served: 723,923

EHR installed at all sites and used by all providers
97%
PCMH Recognition as of Saturday, December 31, 2016
87%
2015 UDS National Quality Leader
12.8%
2015 UDS Health Center Quality Leader
41.0%

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  2013 2014 2015
Total Patients
Total Patients 659,521 690,821 723,923
Age (% of total patients)
Children (< 18 years old) 21.9% 21.5% 21.6%
Adult (18 - 64) 69.5% 69.7% 69.1%
Older Adults (age 65 and over) 8.6% 8.9% 9.3%
Patients By Race & Ethnicity (% known)
Non-Hispanic White 41.3% 39.2% 36.4%
Racial and/or Ethnic Minority 64.0% 65.4% 66.3%
Hispanic/Latino Ethnicity 33.5% 34.9% 35.4%
Black/African American 1 21.0% 21.7% 22.4%
Asian 1 11.7% 11.4% 10.9%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1 0.4% 0.4% 0.3%
Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander 1 0.7% 1.2% 1.1%
More than one race 1 5.8% 6.6% 6.1%
Language (% known)
Best Served in another language 37.6% 39.1% 38.2%
  2013 2014 2015
Income Status (% of patients with known income)
Patients at or below 200% of poverty 89.6% 89.4% 88.6%
Patients at or below 100% of poverty 66.5% 66.9% 65.2%
Insurance Status (% of total patients)
Uninsured 18.7% 15.0% 16.5%
Children Uninsured (age 0-17 years) 8.0% 6.8% 6.0%
Medicaid/CHIP 2 41.4% 49.0% 48.7%
Medicare 9.7% 10.0% 10.7%
Dually Eligible (Medicare and Medicaid) - - 4.9%
Other Third Party 30.1% 26.0% 24.1%
Special Populations
Homeless 5.0% 5.4% 4.7%
Agricultural Worker 0.5% 0.4% 0.5%
Public Housing 3 - 5.0% 11.2%
School Based 1.6% 1.2% 2.2%
Veterans 1.4% 1.5% 1.4%
Gender of Patients by Age
Women's Data (% of total women)
Women's Health (ages 15-44) 49.3% 49.0% 48.3%
Patients Under 15 Who are Female 16.1% 15.8% 15.9%
Patients 15-64 Who are Female 74.7% 74.7% 74.3%
Patients 65 and Over Who are Female 9.2% 9.5% 9.8%
Men's Data (% of total men)
Men's Health (ages 15-44) 43.4% 43.5% 42.9%
Patients Under 15 Who are Male 20.6% 20.0% 20.2%
Patients 15-64 Who are Male 71.5% 71.8% 71.2%
Patients 65 and Over Who are Male 7.9% 8.2% 8.6%
Services (% of patients) 2013 2014 2015
Medical 84.1% 85.2% 84.4%
Dental 24.1% 24.0% 23.6%
Mental Health 5.9% 6.6% 7.2%
Substance Abuse 0.8% 0.8% 0.9%
Vision 8.8% 10.0% 10.6%
Enabling 10.4% 11.3% 12.3%
  2013 2014 2015
Patients
Medical Conditions (% of patients with medical conditions)
Hypertension 4 21.5% 21.1% 21.5%
Diabetes 5 10.3% 9.9% 10.2%
Asthma 7.0% 6.8% 6.8%
HIV 1.1% 1.0% 1.1%
Prenatal
Prenatal Patients6 9,976 11,890 12,201
Prenatal Patients who Delivered 5,253 6,133 6,108
Quality of Care Measures
Perinatal Health
Access to Prenatal Care (First Prenatal Visit in 1st Trimester) 80.5% 81.7% 84.0%
Low Birth Weight 6.6% 6.8% 7.2%
Preventive Health Screening & Services
Cervical Cancer Screening 66.8% 60.2% 62.2%
Weight Assessment and Counseling for Nutrition and Physical Activity of Children and Adolescents 45.1% 51.0% 51.8%
Adult Weight Screening and Follow Up 42.5% 48.1% 46.6%
Adults Screened for Tobacco Use and Receiving Cessation Intervention - 76.5% 77.6%
Colorectal Cancer Screening 48.6% 46.8% 47.9%
Childhood Immunization 7 81.1% 81.4% 79.7%
Depression Screening - 38.2% 44.1%
Dental Sealants - - 40.8%
Chronic Disease Management
Asthma Treatment (Appropriate Treatment Plan) 66.4% 75.4% 76.0%
Cholesterol Treatment (Lipid Therapy for Coronary Artery Disease Patients) 73.9% 79.2% 78.9%
Heart Attack/Stroke Treatment (Aspirin Therapy for Ischemic Vascular Disease Patients) 69.0% 74.7% 78.7%
Blood Pressure Control (Hypertensive Patients with Blood Pressure < 140/90) 63.5% 63.4% 63.8%
Uncontrolled Diabetes8 (Diabetic Patients with HbA1c > 9%) 27.4% 26.4% 28.9%
HIV Linkage to Care - 83.5% 89.3%
  2013 2014 2015
Cost Data
Health Center Service Grant Expenditures $61,711,012 $72,139,711 $98,921,919
Total Cost $807,573,356 $909,218,378 $1,017,794,767
Total Cost Per Patient $1,224.48 $1,316.14 $1,405.94

Data are rounded to the first decimal place
'-' - Data Cannot be Calculated

% Change: The change in a variable from one year to another expressed as a percent. For example for 2010 - 2012, the formula used to calculate percent change would be: %Change = ((Value 2012 - Value 2010) / Value 2010) X 100

  1. Includes Hispanic/Latino and Non-Hispanic/Latino.
  2. Includes Medicaid, Medicaid CHIP, and Other Public Insurance CHIP.
  3. Measure revised in 2014 UDS to include patients served in health centers with and without Public Housing Primary Care funding.
  4. Hypertensive adults as a percent of estimated adult medical patients of ages 18-85.
  5. Diabetic adults as a percent of estimated adult medical patients of ages 18-75.
  6. All health centers who provide prenatal care directly or by referral are included in the prenatal care calculations, effective 2014.
  7. The Childhood Immunizations measure was revised in 2013 and is not comparable to prior years.
  8. Measure changed in 2015 to address uncontrolled diabetes for patients with Hba1c > 9.

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