Bronson LakeView Hospital Community Outreach and Benefits

Bronson LakeView Hospital Community Outreach

We know that our value to the community is often measured in lives. Lives touched. Lives saved. Lives improved. That’s why we’re so dedicated to quality and to distributing our resources where they are needed most.

2019 Contributions to Community

Charity Care

(non-reimbursed cost for providing free or discounted care)

$516,699

Medicaid Subsidized Healthcare Services

(difference between actual costs to deliver care and government reimbursement)

$2,041,545

 

Medicare Subsidized Healthcare Services and Other Government Programs

(difference between actual costs to deliver care and government reimbursement)

$1,352,200

 

 

Health Professional Education and Training

(actual costs of providing health education and training)

$102,634

Community Outreach and Leadership

(human, financial and in-kind support to agencies and programs to improve community health status)

$89,111


 

Bad Debt

(actual cost of services rendered to non-insured, not paying a bill and non-poor insured not paying a co-pay or deductible)

$1,529,889

 

 

Total

$5,632,078

This annual reporting of community benefits conveys our accountability to the people of Van Buren County and our dedication to meeting their needs. By improving our processes and reducing costs, we strive to achieve savings that can be reinvested in safe, high quality healthcare services that are accessible to all. Across the Bronson system, contributions to the community amounted to $137,976,561 in 2019.