Community Benefit

Community benefit programs or activities provide treatment and/or promote health and healing to our community regardless of the ability to pay. These initiatives provide measurable improvement in health access, health status and the use of healthcare resources.

In addition, community benefit programs and services meet one or more of the following criteria:

  • Support the organization's community-based mission
  • Target the problems of the poor or medically underserved
  • Impact the health status of the identified community
  • Reduce community health costs
  • Is accessible to the entire target community regardless of ability to pay
  • Would likely be discontinued if decisions were made on a purely financial basis
  • Stimulate external community partnerships

Community Sponsorship form (PDF).