Caring for Everyone Regardless of their Ability to Pay
Rideout Health leads the community in unreimbursed medial care services. In fiscal year 2011/12, Rideout Health provided unreimbursed community benefits programs and services, including unreimbursed medical care services; benefits for vulnerable populations and the broader community, and health education classes and programs.
Rideout Health addressed the following community needs: access to care for individuals without a medical provider; education and screening programs for special populations and health conditions; community flu
vaccination clinics; special support services for hospice patients, families and the community; support of community nonprofit organizations; education and training of health care professionals; and collaboration with local schools through our Teen Leadership Council program to promote interest in health care careers.
In FY 2011/12, our network of healthcare services, hospitals and other health care providers invested:
RH provided $26,004,958 in charity care and unreimbursed hospital care to patients at Fremont Medical Center and Rideout Memorial Hospital
Medicare Payment Shortfalls
The total of government program costs provided was $14,400,632
FRHG provided $258,359 in community benefits and services
On Call Physician Program
RH provided $2,345,491 for the On-Call Physician Program and $3,064,117 for the Intensivist/Hospitalist Program, and $1,600,400 for the Surgicalist Program. These programs provide physicians (inpatient) care for Emergency Room patients who have no physician and are indigent or on Medi-Cal.
Download our Community Benefits Report (click here)