Program areas at Legacy Mount Hood Medical Center
LMHMC provides inpatient and outpatient healthcare services to the communities it serves. In support of its mission, LMHMC voluntarily provides medically necessary patient care services that are discounted or free of charge to persons who have insufficient resources and/or who are uninsured. During fiscal year 2020, LMHMC provided financial assistance on approximately 12,200 patient accounts (of which 2,099 accounts received discounts totaling 100% of costs) and resulted in LMHMC incurring roughly $6,747,500 in uncompensated costs associated with this program. In addition to charity care, LMHMC provides services under various states' Medicaid programs for financially needy patients, Medicare beneficiaries and other government programs for which the cost of treating these patients exceeds the government payments received. During fiscal year 2020, LMHMC incurred approximately $6,658,230 $7,483,660 and $350,990 in uncompensated costs attributable to Medicaid, Medicare, and other government programs, respectively. LMHMC also provides a variety of other community benefit activities such as medical education, donations to other charitable entities, research, and other health improvement services which totaled roughly $1,496,228 during fiscal year 2020.LMHMC is part of Legacy, which collectively provided over $51 million, $207 million, $193 million, and $5 million in uncompensated care attributable to its financial assistance, Medicaid, Medicare, and other government programs, respectively, in fiscal year 2020. In addition, Legacy provided over $27 million in other community benefit activities during fiscal year 2020.