Program areas at Legacy Silverton Health
SH provides inpatient and outpatient care and education services to the communities it serves. In support of its mission, SH voluntarily provides medically necessary patient care services that are discounted or free of charge to persons who have insufficient resources and/or who are unisured. During fiscal year 2021, SH incurred uncompensated costs of roughly $4,302,700 associated with its financial assistance program. In addition to charity care, SH provides services under various states' Medicaid programs for financially needy patients and Medicare beneficiaries for which the cost of treating these patients exceeds the government payments received. During fiscal year 2021, SH incurred approximately $6,860,700, $11,254,200 and $643,400 in uncompensated costs attributable to Medicaid, Medicare, and other government programs, respectively. SH 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 $1,066,500 during fiscal year 2021.SH is part of Legacy, which collectively provided over $42 million, $258 million, $191 million, and $7 million in uncompensated care attributable to its financial assistance, Medicaid, Medicare, and other government programs, respectively, in fiscal year 2021. In addition, Legacy provided over $21 million in other community benefit activities during fiscal year 2021.