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Sequoia Hospital Provided More Than $5 Million in Patient Financial Assistance and Community Benefit Programs in FY21

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REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (October 28, 2021) – Sequoia Hospital provided $5,391,249 in patient financial assistance and community benefit programs in fiscal year 2021 (FY21). 

Sequoia 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, Sequoia Hospital provided $22,417,030 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 Sequoia Hospital provides, Sequoia 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 Sequoia Hospital, including who is eligible to receive  assistance, can be found here, and general information about the hospital can be found here.

About Sequoia Hospital

Dignity Health Sequoia Hospital is an accredited, not-for-profit community hospital providing innovative and exceptional health care for generations of Bay Area residents. Sequoia’s Heart and Vascular Institute is a nationally known pioneer in advanced cardiac care. Sequoia has received national recognition from Healthgrades for superior patient safety and was named as one of America’s top 100 hospitals for cardiac care. Our Total Joint Replacement program is a designated Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip Replacement. Our Birth Center is consistently ranked as a favorite among Peninsula families. We are also known for our comprehensive emergency care and leading-edge tomosynthesis 3-D mammogram technology. Our state-of-the-art inpatient pavilion combines the most advanced medical and surgical services with a unique healing environment, including private, spacious rooms and inviting garden areas. To support programs at Dignity Health Sequoia Hospital, visit the Sequoia Hospital Foundation. To learn more about Sequoia Hospital, please visit

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Monday, November 01, 2021

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