2018 Louisiana Health Center Data

UDS Data Comparisons

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  2016 2017 2018
Total Patients 384,893 426,128 444,282
Age (% of total patients)
Percentage of Children (< 18 years old) 25.41% 24.85% 25.19%
Number of Children (< 18 years old) 97,806 105,908 111,906
Percentage of Adults (18 to 64) 67.78% 68.47% 68.15%
Number of Adults (18 to 64) 260,879 291,758 302,778
Percentage of Older Adults (Age 65 and over) 6.81% 6.68% 6.66%
Number of Older Adults (Age 65 and over) 26,208 28,462 29,598
Patients By Race & Ethnicity (% known)
Percentage of Racial and/or Ethnic Minority Patients 67.17% 67.67% 67.14%
Number of Racial and/or Ethnic Minority Patients 251,728 280,134 290,347
Percentage of Hispanic/Latino Ethnicity Patients 6.85% 7.43% 7.86%
Number of Hispanic/Latino Ethnicity Patients 25,896 31,097 34,261
Percentage of Non-Hispanic White Patients 33.35% 32.92% 33.29%
Number of Non-Hispanic White Patients 123,062 133,867 142,101
Percentage of Asian Patients 1 1.13% 1.13% 1.11%
Number of Asian Patients1 4,173 4,596 4,727
Percentage of Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander Patients 1 0.63% 0.68% 0.58%
Number of Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander Patients 1 2,332 2,760 2,494
Percentage of Black/African American Patients1 59.58% 59.57% 58.21%
Number of Black/African American1 219,888 242,223 248,504
Percentage of American Indian/Alaska Native Patients 1 0.46% 0.44% 0.46%
Number of American Indian/Alaska Native Patients1 1,704 1,779 1,947
Percentage of Patients with More than one race 1 0.52% 0.80% 1.83%
Number of Patients with More than one race 1 1,931 3,255 7,806
Total Patients with Known Race Ethnicity (Denominator) 369,043 406,607 426,900
Total Racial and/or Ethnic Minority Patients (Denominator) 374,790 414,001 432,448
Total Hispanic/Latino & Non-Hispanic Latino Patients (Denominator for Hispanic/Latino Ethnicity) 378,193 418,377 435,969
Language (% known)
Percentage of Patients Best Served in a Language Other Than English 4.83% 5.30% 5.55%
Number of Patients Best Served in a Language Other Than English 18,598 22,582 24,656
  2016 2017 2018
Income Status (% of patients with known income)
Total Patients with Known Income (Denominator) 244,040 262,231 292,759
Percentage of Patients at or below 200% of Federal Poverty Guideline 92.81% 93.10% 94.63%
Number of Patients at or below 200% of Poverty 226,491 244,149 277,028
Percentage of Patients at or below 100% of Federal Poverty Guideline (included in above) 72.03% 75.68% 71.85%
Number of Patients at or Below 100% of Federal Poverty Guideline (included in above) 175,779 198,449 210,335
Insurance Status (% of total patients)
Percentage of Uninsured Patients 22.77% 17.23% 15.73%
Number of Uninsured Patients 87,623 73,404 69,903
Percentage of Children Uninsured (age 0-17 years) 9.56% 7.88% 8.57%
Number of Children Uninsured (age 0-17 years) 9,349 8,342 9,594
Percentage of Medicaid/CHIP Patients2 52.03% 59.58% 60.46%
Number of Medicaid/CHIP Patients 2 200,271 253,905 268,626
Percentage of Medicare Patients 8.47% 8.11% 8.32%
Number of Medicare Patients 32,608 34,554 36,948
Percentage of Dually Eligible (Medicare and Medicaid) Patients 3.40% 3.64% 3.75%
Number of Dually Eligible (Medicare and Medicaid) Patients (included in above) 13,104 15,521 16,655
Percentage of Patients with Other Third Party Payer 16.73% 15.08% 15.49%
Number of Patients with Other Third Party Payer 64,391 64,265 68,805
Total Insurance Source Patients (Denominator) 384,893 426,128 444,282
Total Insurance Source Patients Aged 0 - 17 (Denominator) 97,806 105,908 111,906
Special Populations
Percentage of Homeless Patients 5.89% 5.65% 5.40%
Number of Homeless Patients 22,683 24,067 23,980
Percentage of Agricultural Worker or Dependent Patients 0.52% 0.47% 0.44%
Number of Agricultural Worker Patients 2,011 2,024 1,976
Percentage of Patients Served at a Health Center Located In or Immediately Accessible to a Public Housing Site 4.86% 10.70% 22.52%
Number of Patients Served at a Health Center Located In or Immediately Accessible to a Public Housing Site 18,695 45,585 100,054
Percentage of School-Based Health Center Patients 5.19% 6.16% 7.13%
Number of School-Based Health Center Patients 19,974 26,242 31,685
Percentage of Veterans Patients 0.79% 0.77% 0.71%
Number of Veteran Patients 3,026 3,270 3,166
Gender of Patients by Age (% Female)
Percentage of Female Patients (ages 15-44) 49.64% 50.57% 51.03%
Number of Female Patients (ages 15-44) 115,900 129,920 135,328
Percentage of Patients Under 15 Who are Female 16.97% 16.09% 16.55%
Number of Patients Under 15 Who are Female 39,611 41,334 43,887
Percentage of Patients 15-64 Who are Female 76.21% 77.15% 76.73%
Number of Patients 15-64 Who are Female 177,940 198,205 203,495
Percentage of Patients 65 and Over Who are Female 6.82% 6.76% 6.72%
Number of Patients 65 and Over Who are Female 15,933 17,356 17,831
Total Female Patients (Denominator) 233,484 256,895 265,213
Services (% of patients) 2016 2017 2018
Percentage of Medical Patients 76.95% 77.21% 76.52%
Number of Medical Patients 296,189 329,002 339,962
Percentage of Dental Patients 21.03% 23.27% 22.36%
Number of Dental Patients 80,952 99,147 99,342
Percentage of Mental Health Patients 12.23% 13.65% 14.90%
Number of Mental Health Patients 47,069 58,146 66,217
Percentage of Substance Use Disorder Patients 0.14% 0.37% 0.65%
Number of Substance Use Disorder Patients 541 1,561 2,885
Percentage of Vision Patients 0.50% 0.43% 0.45%
Number of Vision Patients 1,925 1,817 1,980
Percentage of Enabling Patients 14.36% 14.41% 14.07%
Number of Enabling Services Patients 55,273 61,400 62,495
Total Patients (Denominator) 384,893 426,128 444,282
  2016 2017 2018
Patients
Medical Conditions (% of Patients with Medical Conditions)
Percentage of Hypertension Patients4 28.72% 30.91% 30.96%
Number of Hypertension Patients4 63,034 75,952 78,305
Percentage of Diabetes Patients5 14.02% 14.26% 13.75%
Number of Diabetes Patients5 30,094 34,330 34,089
Percentage of Asthma Patients 4.45% 4.49% 4.52%
Number of Asthma Patients 13,183 14,775 15,367
Percentage of Symptomatic/Asymptomatic HIV Patients 1.52% 1.45% 1.53%
Number of Symptomatic/Asymptomatic HIV Patients 4,494 4,762 5,194
Prenatal
Number of Prenatal Patients 6 4,247 3,888 3,641
Number of Prenatal Patients who Delivered 2,007 1,841 1,987
Quality of Care Measures
Perinatal Health
Percentage of Prenatal Patients with Access to Prenatal Care (First Prenatal Visit in 1st Trimester) 75.75% 78.50% 76.79%
Number of Access to Prenatal Care (First Prenatal Visit in 1st Trimester) 3,217 3,052 2,796
Percentage of Newborns with Low and Very Low Birth Weight 13.48% 13.88% 11.80%
Number of Newborns with Low Birth Weight 266 249 225
Preventive Health Screening & Services
Percentage of Patients Screened for Cervical Cancer 52.22% 51.20% 55.27%
Number of Patients Screened for Cervical Cancer 51,991 56,102 59,841
Percentage of Children Age 3-17 for Weight Screening and Counseling on Nutrition and Physical Activity 67.15% 67.36% 70.15%
Number of Children Age 3-17 with Weight Assessment and Counseling for Nutrition and Physical Activity 37,666 43,753 48,324
Percentage of Adult Medical Patients Age 18 and Older with Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow-Up 63.78% 68.49% 75.08%
Number of Adult Medical Patients Age 18 and Older with Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow-Up 135,278 159,334 176,222
Percentage of Adult Medical Patients Age 18 and Older Screened for Tobacco Use and Received Cessation Counseling 83.11% 89.18% 86.96%
Number of Adult Medical Patients Age 18 and Older Screened for Tobacco Use and Received Cessation Counseling 136,093 151,236 155,194
Percentage of Patients Screened for Colorectal Cancer 41.38% 35.92% 40.81%
Number of Patients Screened for Colorectal Cancer 29,556 29,940 32,411
Percentage of Children 2 Years of Age Who Received Age Appropriate Vaccines by Their 2nd Birthday 8 55.50% 50.55% 28.71%
Number of Children 2 Years of Age Who Received Age Appropriate Vaccines by Their 2nd Birthday 8 1,764 1,982 1,119
Percentage of Patients Screened for Clinical Depression and if Positive had a Follow-Up Plan Documented 76.89% 70.69% 79.19%
Number of Patients Screened for Clinical Depression and if Positive had a Follow-Up Plan Documented 160,334 165,967 187,100
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 36.41% 49.35% 63.47%
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 1,022 723 1,124
Chronic Disease Management
Percentage of Persistent Asthmatic Patients Treated with Appropriate Pharmacological Intervention 86.15% 78.58% 85.40%
Number of Persistent Asthmatic Patients Treated with Appropriate Pharmacological Intervention 4,675 3,254 4,251
Percentage of Patients Aged 18 and Older Diagnosed with Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) and Prescribed a Lipid Lowering Therapy 79.63% 80.65% 81.50%
Number of Patients Aged 18 and Older Diagnosed with Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) and Prescribed a Lipid Lowering Therapy 3,078 3,903 2,597
Percentage of Patients Age 18 and Older Diagnosed with Ischemic Vascular Disease (IVD): Use of Aspirin or Another Antithrombotic 73.94% 72.30% 77.73%
Number of Patients Age 18 and Older Diagnosed with Ischemic Vascular Disease (IVD): Use of Aspirin or Another Antithrombotic 4,261 4,945 5,367
Percentage of Patients with Hypertension (HTN) Whose Blood Pressure (BP) was Controlled (< 140/90 mmHg) 59.68% 58.58% 56.60%
Number of Patients with Hypertension (HTN) Whose Blood Pressure (BP) was Controlled (< 140/90 mmHg) 37,616 44,494 44,321
Percentage of Diabetic Patients with Poorly Controlled Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c > 9%) or No Test During Year 33.88% 36.21% 33.93%
Number of Diabetic Patients with Poorly Controlled Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c > 9%) or No Test During Year 10,195 12,431 11,566
Percentage of Patients Who were Newly Diagnosed HIV and Received Follow-up Treatment 91.22% 88.96% 84.02%
Number of HIV Patients Who were Newly Diagnosed HIV and Received Follow-up Treatment 322 274 284
  2016 2017 2018
Cost Data
Health Center Service Grant Expenditures $89,219,711 $92,646,251 $97,413,150
Total Accrued Costs (Excluding Donations) $292,861,996 $332,873,634 $367,247,413
Total Accrued Cost per Total Patient $760.89 $781.16 $826.61

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. 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://bphc.hrsa.gov/programrequirements/compliancemanual/index.html.

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