2017 Louisiana Health Center Data

UDS Data Comparisons

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  2015 2016 2017
Total Patients 344,364 384,893 426,128
Age (% of total patients)
Percentage of Children (< 18 years old) 27.59% 25.41% 24.85%
Number of Children (< 18 years old) 95,020 97,806 105,908
Percentage of Adults (18 to 64) 65.68% 67.78% 68.47%
Number of Adults (18 to 64) 226,179 260,879 291,758
Percentage of Older Adults (Age 65 and over) 6.73% 6.81% 6.68%
Number of Older Adults (Age 65 and over) 23,165 26,208 28,462
Patients By Race & Ethnicity (% known)
Percentage of Racial and/or Ethnic Minority Patients 68.17% 67.17% 67.67%
Number of Racial and/or Ethnic Minority Patients 230,056 251,728 280,134
Total Racial and/or Ethnic Minority Patients (Denominator) 337,486 374,790 414,001
Percentage of Hispanic/Latino Ethnicity Patients 7.08% 6.85% 7.43%
Number of Hispanic/Latino Ethnicity Patients 24,160 25,896 31,097
Total Hispanic/Latino & Non-Hispanic Latino Patients (Denominator for Hispanic/Latino Ethnicity) 341,131 378,193 418,377
Percentage of Non-Hispanic White Patients 32.21% 33.35% 32.92%
Number of Non-Hispanic White Patients 107,430 123,062 133,867
Percentage of Black/African American Patients1 60.05% 59.58% 59.57%
Number of Black/African American1 200,294 219,888 242,223
Percentage of Asian Patients 1 1.20% 1.13% 1.13%
Number of Asian Patients1 4,003 4,173 4,596
Percentage of American Indian/Alaska Native Patients 1 0.46% 0.46% 0.44%
Number of American Indian/Alaska Native Patients1 1,531 1,704 1,779
Percentage of Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander Patients 1 0.84% 0.63% 0.68%
Number of Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander Patients 1 2,815 2,332 2,760
Total Patients (Denominator for Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander) 344,364 384,893 426,128
Percentage of Patients with More than one race 1 0.58% 0.52% 0.80%
Number of Patients with More than one race 1 1,919 1,931 3,255
Total Patients with Known Race Ethnicity (Denominator) 333,573 369,043 406,607
Language (% known)
Percentage of Patients Best Served in Another Language 5.14% 4.83% 5.30%
Number of Patients Best Served in Another Language 17,717 18,598 22,582
  2015 2016 2017
Income Status (% of patients with known income)
Total Patients with Known Income (Denominator) 257,311 244,040 262,231
Percentage of Patients at or below 200% of Poverty 94.33% 92.81% 93.10%
Number of Patients at or below 200% of Poverty 242,709 226,491 244,149
Percentage of Patients at or below 100% of Poverty 77.84% 72.03% 75.68%
Number of Patients at or below 100% of Poverty 200,290 175,779 198,449
Insurance Status (% of total patients)
Percentage of Uninsured Patients 33.29% 22.77% 17.23%
Number of Uninsured Patients 114,641 87,623 73,404
Percentage of Children Uninsured (age 0-17 years) 14.24% 9.56% 7.88%
Number of Children Uninsured (age 0-17 years) 13,528 9,349 8,342
Percentage of Medicaid/CHIP Patients2 42.00% 52.03% 59.58%
Number of Medicaid/CHIP Patients 2 144,623 200,271 253,905
Percentage of Medicare Patients 8.47% 8.47% 8.11%
Number of Medicare Patients 29,179 32,608 34,554
Percentage of Dually Eligible (Medicare and Medicaid) Patients 2.71% 3.40% 3.64%
Number of Dually Eligible (Medicare and Medicaid) Patients 9,326 13,104 15,521
Percentage of Patients with Other Third Party Payer 16.24% 16.73% 15.08%
Number of Patients with Other Third Party Payer 55,921 64,391 64,265
Special Populations
Percentage of Homeless Patients 5.09% 5.89% 5.65%
Number of Homeless Patients 17,529 22,683 24,067
Percentage of Agricultural Worker Patients 0.64% 0.52% 0.47%
Number of Agricultural Worker Patients 2,188 2,011 2,024
Percentage of Public Housing Patients3 2.40% 4.86% 10.70%
Number of Public Housing Patients3 8,260 18,695 45,585
Percentage of School Based Patients 4.54% 5.19% 6.16%
Number of School Based Patients 15,639 19,974 26,242
Percentage of Veterans Patients 0.73% 0.79% 0.77%
Number of Veteran Patients 2,503 3,026 3,270
Total Insurance Source Patients (Denominator) 344,364 384,893 426,128
Total Insurance Source Patients Aged 0 - 17 (Denominator) 95,020 97,806 105,908
Gender of Patients by Age (% Female)
Percentage of Female Patients (ages 15-44) 48.86% 49.64% 50.57%
Number of Female Patients (ages 15-44) 102,982 115,900 129,920
Percentage of Patients Under 15 Who are Female 18.52% 16.97% 16.09%
Number of Patients Under 15 Who are Female 39,036 39,611 41,334
Percentage of Patients 15-64 Who are Female 74.61% 76.21% 77.15%
Number of Patients 15-64 Who are Female 157,273 177,940 198,205
Percentage of Patients 65 and Over Who are Female 6.87% 6.82% 6.76%
Number of Patients 65 and Over Who are Female 14,474 15,933 17,356
Total Female Patients (Denominator) 210,783 233,484 256,895
Services (% of patients) 2015 2016 2017
Total Patients (Denominator) 344,364 384,893 426,128
Percentage of Medical Patients 78.21% 76.95% 77.21%
Number of Medical Patients 269,328 296,189 329,002
Percentage of Dental Patients 20.60% 21.03% 23.27%
Number of Dental Patients 70,952 80,952 99,147
Percentage of Mental Health Patients 12.60% 12.23% 13.65%
Number of Mental Health Patients 43,373 47,069 58,146
Percentage of Substance Abuse Patients 0.21% 0.14% 0.37%
Number of Substance Abuse Patients 732 541 1,561
Percentage of Vision Patients 0.64% 0.50% 0.43%
Number of Vision Patients 2,195 1,925 1,817
Percentage of Enabling Patients 13.40% 14.36% 14.41%
Number of Enabling Patients 46,141 55,273 61,400
  2015 2016 201711
Patients
Medical Conditions (% of Patients with Medical Conditions)
Percentage of Hypertension Patients4 25.27% 28.72% 30.91%
Number of Hypertension Patients4 48,926 63,034 75,952
Percentage of Diabetes Patients5 12.21% 14.02% 14.26%
Number of Diabetes Patients5 23,088 30,094 34,330
Percentage of Asthma Patients 4.56% 4.45% 4.49%
Number of Asthma Patients 12,293 13,183 14,775
Percentage of HIV Patients 1.45% 1.52% 1.45%
Number of HIV Patients 3,901 4,494 4,762
Prenatal
Number of Prenatal Patients 6 3,610 4,247 3,888
Number of Prenatal Patients who Delivered 1,775 2,007 1,841
Quality of Care Measures
Perinatal Health
Percentage of Prenatal Patients with Access to Prenatal Care (First Prenatal Visit in 1st Trimester) 73.52% 75.75% 78.50%
Number of Access to Prenatal Care (First Prenatal Visit in 1st Trimester) 2,654 3,217 3,052
Percentage of Newborns with Low Birth Weight 12.19% 13.48% 13.88%
Number of Newborns with Low Birth Weight 202 266 249
Preventive Health Screening & Services
Percentage of Cervical Cancer Screening12 56.30% 52.22% 51.20%
Number of Cervical Cancer Screening Patients12 49,568 51,991 56,102
Percentage of Children Age 3-17 for Weight Screening and Counseling on Nutrition and Physical Activity 59.94% 67.15% 67.36%
Number of Children Age 3-17 with Weight Assessment and Counseling for Nutrition and Physical Activity 34,165 37,666 43,753
Percentage of Adult Medical Patients Age 18 and Older with Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow-Up 61.85% 63.78% 68.49%
Number of Adult Medical Patients Age 18 and Older with Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow-Up 114,777 135,278 159,334
Percentage of Adult Medical Patients Age 18 and Older Screened for Tobacco Use and Received Cessation Counseling13 83.78% 83.11% 89.18%
Number of Adult Medical Patients Age 18 and Older Screened for Tobacco Use and Received Cessation Counseling13 133,447 136,093 151,236
Percentage of Patients Screened for Colorectal Cancer14 37.08% 41.38% 35.92%
Number of Patients Screened for Colorectal Cancer14 23,952 29,556 29,940
Percentage of Children Under Age 3 Who Received Appropriate Childhood Immunizations 8 83.10% 55.50% 50.55%
Number of Children Under Age 3 Who Received Appropriate Childhood Immunizations 8 2,519 1,764 1,982
Percentage of Patients Screened for Clinical Depression and if Positive had Follow-up Plan Documented15 60.61% 76.89% 70.69%
Number of Patients Screened for Clinical Depression and if Positive had a Follow-Up Plan Documented 15 125,217 160,334 165,967
Percentage of Children Age 6-9 Who Received Dental Sealant 16 41.18% 36.41% 49.35%
Number of Children Age 6-9 Who Received Dental Sealants16 808 1,022 723
Chronic Disease Management
Percentage of Persistent Asthmatic Patients Treated with Appropriate Pharmacological Intervention17 80.32% 86.15% 78.58%
Number of Persistent Asthmatic Patients Treated with Appropriate Pharmacological Intervention17 3,677 4,675 3,254
Percentage of Patients Aged 18 and Older Diagnosed with Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) and Prescribed a Lipid Lowering Therapy 78.11% 79.63% 80.65%
Number of Patients Aged 18 and Older Diagnosed with Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) and Prescribed a Lipid Lowering Therapy 2,437 3,078 3,903
Percentage of Patients Age 18 and Older Diagnosed with Ischemic Vascular Disease (IVD): Use of Aspirin or Another Antithrombotic 73.22% 73.94% 72.30%
Number of Patients Age 18 and Older Diagnosed with Ischemic Vascular Disease (IVD): Use of Aspirin or Another Antithrombotic 3,919 4,261 4,945
Percentage of Patients with Hypertension (HTN) Whose Blood Pressure (BP) was Controlled (< 140/90 mmHg) 18 61.30% 59.68% 58.58%
Number of Patients with Hypertension (HTN) Whose Blood Pressure (BP) was Controlled (< 140/90 mmHg) 18 29,992 37,616 44,494
Percentage of Diabetic Patients with Poorly Controlled Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c > 9%) or No Test During Year 19 33.01% 33.88% 36.21%
Number of Diabetic Patients with Poorly Controlled Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c > 9%) or No Test During Year 19 7,621 10,195 12,431
Percentage of Patients Who were Newly Diagnosed HIV and Received Follow-up Treatment 75.54% 91.22% 88.96%
Number of HIV Patients Who were Newly Diagnosed HIV and Received Follow-up Treatment 139 322 274
  2015 2016 2017
Cost Data
Health Center Service Grant Expenditures $67,317,746 $89,219,711 $92,646,251
Total Cost $244,518,000 $292,861,996 $332,873,634
Total Cost Per Patient $710.06 $760.89 $781.16

Footnotes

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  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. 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.
  8. Childhood Immunization Status: Change to the denominator in 2016 may affect 2015-2017 trends: Children 2 years of age (previously 3 years of age). Change to the exclusions criteria: No longer permits exclusion of patients not seen ever prior to turning 2. Change to the numerator: Adds 1 Hepatitis A (Hep A), 2 or 3 rotavirus (RV), and 2 influenza (flu) vaccines. Please see: https://ecqi.healthit.gov/ecqm/measures/cms117v5
  9. Measure changed in 2015 to address uncontrolled diabetes for patients with Hba1c > 9.
  10. Program conditions are based on non-compliance with Health Center Program requirements and are updated daily. To learn more about the Health Center Program requirements, please visit https://www.bphc.hrsa.gov/about/requirements/index.html.
  11. Effective with calendar year 2016 reporting, clinical quality measures (CQMs) were changed to align with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ electronic specified clinical quality measures (eCQMs) and therefore caution should be used for trends between 2015 and 2016 UDS CQMs. Health centers are encouraged to review the year over year differences before using for comparisons.
  12. Cervical Cancer Screening: Change to the denominator in 2016 may affect 2015-2017 trends: Women age 23 through 64 years (previously age 24 through 64 years). Change to the numerator: No longer includes concurrent human papillomavirus (HPV) and Pap test for those ages 30 and older. Please see: https://ecqi.healthit.gov/ecqm/measures/cms124v5
  13. Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention: Change to the denominator in 2016 may affect 2015-2017 trends: Includes patients seen twice for medical care or at least once for a preventive visit. Change to the exclusions criteria: Documentation of medical reason(s) for not screening for tobacco use (e.g., limited life expectancy, other medical reason). Please see: https://ecqi.healthit.gov/ecqm/measures/cms138v5
  14. Colorectal Cancer Screening: Change to the denominator in 2016 may affect 2015-2017 trends: Patients age 50 through 75 (previously 51 through 74). Please see: https://ecqi.healthit.gov/ecqm/measures/cms130v5
  15. Screening for Depression and Follow Up Plan: Change to the denominator in 2016 may affect 2015-2017 trends: Do not include patients who refuse to participate, urgent or emergent situations, or if the patient's functional capacity or motivation to improve impacts the accuracy of results. Please see: https://ecqi.healthit.gov/ecqm/measures/cms002v6
  16. The Dental Sealants Screening measure was introduced in 2015 and is not comparable to prior years.
  17. Use of Appropriate Medications for Asthma: Change to the denominator in 2016 may affect 2015-2017 trends: Patients age 5 through 64 years (previously age 5 through 40 years), eligibility not limited to individuals with 2 medical visits ever. Change to the exclusions criteria: Patients with emphysema, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, cystic fibrosis, or acute respiratory failure during or prior to the measurement period, patients with allergic reactions to asthma medications are no longer excluded from the measure denominator. Please see: https://ecqi.healthit.gov/ecqm/measures/cms126v5
  18. Controlling High Blood Pressure: Change to the denominator in 2016 may affect 2015-2017 trends: Age 18 through 85 years (previously age 18 through 84 years), eligibility no longer limited to patients with at least 2 medical visits during the measurement, must be essential diagnosis. Change to the exclusions criteria: Exclude patients with dialysis or renal transplant before or during the measurement period and chronic kidney disease, Stage 5 (in addition to evidence of end state renal disease), and patients with a diagnosis of pregnancy during the measurement period year. Please see: https://ecqi.healthit.gov/ecqm/measures/cms165v5
  19. Diabetes: Hemoglobin A1c Poor Control: Change to the denominator in 2016 may affect 2015-2017 trends: Age 18 through 75 years (previously age 18 through 74), eligibility no longer limited to patients with at least 2 medical visits during the measurement year. Please see https://ecqi.healthit.gov/ecqm/measures/cms122v5

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