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Mercy Medical Center Mt. Shasta Provided More than $1.3 Million in Patient Financial Assistance and Community Benefit Programs in FY21


MT. SHASTA, Calif. (October 28, 2021) - Mercy Medical Center Mt. Shasta provided $1,306,286 in patient financial assistance and community benefit programs in fiscal year 2021 (FY21). 

Mercy Medical Center Mt. Shasta 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, Mercy Medical Center Mt. Shasta provided $3,920,189 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 Mercy Medical Center Mt. Shasta provides, it 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 Mercy Medical Center Mt. Shasta, including who is eligible to receive assistance, can be found here, and general information about the hospital can be found here.

About Dignity Health North State

Mercy Medical Center Redding, St. Elizabeth Community Hospital in Red Bluff, and Mercy Medical Center Mt. Shasta are Dignity Health North State hospitals sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy of Auburn. The hospitals are passionate about patient care, committed to community outreach, advocates for the underserved, and dedicated to delivering quality, affordable health services to those in need. The hospitals also offer a broad array of outpatient services and the senior services of Connected Living. Visit www.mercy.org to learn more.

 

Publish Date: 

Thursday, October 28, 2021

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