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Saint Francis Memorial Hospital Provided More than $9.1 Million in Patient Financial Assistance and Community Benefit Programs in FY21


SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (October 28, 2021) — Saint Francis Memorial Hospital provided $9,163,832 in patient financial assistance and community benefit programs in fiscal year 2021 (FY21). 

Saint Francis Memorial Hospital offers a comprehensive approach to improve community health, including financial assistance for those unable to afford medical necessary care, a range of prevention and health improvement programs conducted by the hospital alongside community partners, and investments in efforts that address the social determinants of health. 

In FY21, Saint Francis Memorial Hospital provided $53,175,924 in patient financial assistance, unreimbursed costs of Medicaid, community health improvement services, and other community benefits. 

In addition to the community health improvement services and other community benefit programs Saint Francis Memorial Hospital provides, Saint Francis also offers financial assistance for medically necessary hospital services to patients who meet certain criteria. More information about Dignity Health’s Financial Assistance Policy at Saint Francis Memorial Hospital, including who is eligible to receive assistance, can be found here, and general information about the hospital can be found here.   

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About Saint Francis Memorial Hospital
Dignity Health Saint Francis Memorial Hospital is an accredited, not-for-profit community hospital that has been providing exceptional healthcare in San Francisco for more than 100 years. Located atop Nob Hill and adjacent to the Tenderloin District, Saint Francis is home to one of the City’s busiest emergency rooms, the Bothin Burn Center—the largest burn unit in Northern California—as well as the Saint Francis Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Institute, and the Gender Institute. With its close proximity to downtown San Francisco, Saint Francis also specializes in Occupational Health and Emergency Medicine. Saint Francis has been designated as a Blue Distinction Center for Spine and Hip/Knee Replacement Surgery and is a Certified Stroke Center by the Joint Commission. For more information, call (415) 353-6000 or visit DignityHealth.org/SaintFrancis

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Publish Date: 

Thursday, October 28, 2021

Media Contact


Christine McMurry, Director of External Communications

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