EIN 44-0577118


IRS 501(c) type
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CoxHealth serves more than 900,000 people in a 25-county service area in southwest Missouri and northwest Arkansas, offering a comprehensive array of primary and specialty care including five hospitals and more than 80 clinics in 25 communities.
Also known as...
Lester E Cox Medical Centers; Facility Reporting Group #1; Meyer Orthopedic Hospital; Regional Services
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Program areas at CoxHealth

Hospital services: as a community owned, non-profit hospital, Lester E. Cox Medical Centers provides the kind of care and programs that are needed to serve many of the most vulnerable in our communities - the underinsured and uninsured. Community benefit totaled $1,223,983,404 system-wide in these categories: short-falls in reimbursement and charity care; community outreach services including community education, health screenings, support groups and immunizations; health professionals education and research, including the un-reimbursed cost of Cox family medicine residency and schools of allied health professions; and foundation grants, financial contributions and in-kind donations. The hospital also operates Cox college, a private, non-profit single purpose college accredited to provide academic programming in a variety of allied health fields.
Physician care: employed physicians at Lester E. Cox Medical center play an important role in access to Medical care through their practice at rural health clinics in under-served areas of southwest Missouri. Physicians with Cox family medicine residency are making a visible difference in care for uninsured patients as well as patients covered by medicaid. These patients represent 10.7% and 36.2% percent of total patients seen in the clinic respectively. Affordable, convenient care is also provided in our retail clinics. Lester E. Cox Medical Centers continues to add super clinics bringing advanced care to the patient including physical therapy, imaging and pharmacy services within the clinic. Coxhealth has also invested in telemedicine infrastructure to further expand its ability to offer cost effective and convenient care to our community. Additionally coxhealth has 29 virtual school clinics enabling students to be seen on site and parents to participate in the clinical visit without leaving work.

Grants made by CoxHealth

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
MHA Health Institute (MHA)Community Benefit$18,045
Cox-Monett HospitalCommunity Benefit$12,254
Cox Medical Center BransonCommunity Benefit$9,870

Who funds CoxHealth

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Coxhealth FoundationSupport$338,220
Lillian Udell Lawrence TrustUnrestricted General$37,137
Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift FundFor Grant Recipient's Exempt Purposes$27,641
...and 7 more grants received

Personnel at CoxHealth

Steve EdwardsPresident and Chief Executive Officer Coxhealth$0
David StrongVice President , Hospital Revenue Chief Financial Officer , Branson / Vice President Hospital Revenue and Chief Financial Officer CMCB / Vice President , Hospital Revenuechief Financial Officer , Branson$188,738
Jake McWayExecutive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer$726,795
Cheryl HertelChief Information Officer
Staci Niemoth, MDChairman, Joc Chief Clinical Integration Officer$0
...and 31 more key personnel

Financials for CoxHealth

RevenuesFYE 09/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$82,156,213
Program services$1,447,887,706
Investment income and dividends$23,750,824
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$1,060,149
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$25,769,502
Net income from fundraising events$-12,611
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$-1,232
Miscellaneous revenues$-768,892
Total revenues$1,579,841,659

Form 990s for CoxHealth

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-092023-08-14990View PDF
2021-092022-08-10990View PDF
2020-092021-08-13990View PDF
2019-092020-09-29990View PDF
2018-092019-10-11990View PDF
...and 9 more Form 990s

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Data update history
July 13, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 13 new vendors, including , , , , , , , , , , , , and
May 17, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 4 new personnel
May 11, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 1 new vendor, including
May 8, 2023
Received grants
Identified 1 new grant, including a grant for $20,000 from Mid-America Transplant Foundation
August 3, 2022
Received grants
Identified 3 new grant, including a grant for $719,044 from Coxhealth Foundation
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General information
1423 N Jefferson St
Springfield, MO 65802
Metro area
Springfield, MO
Greene County, MO
Website URL
(417) 269-3000
Facebook page
Twitter profile
IRS details
Fiscal year end
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
E21: Community Health Systems
NAICS code, primary
622: Hospitals
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