Providence Continues to Invest in Southwest Washington’s Health
Caring for the community has never been more important. To achieve its vision of health for a better world, Providence invests in improving community health across all seven states it serves. In 2019 alone, Providence community benefit investment totaled $1.5 billion, which included $619 million in the state of Washington.
Called by their Mission, Providence is committed to serving all within the communities, especially the poor and vulnerable. View the Providence seven-state and individual state reports at https://www.providence.org/about/annual-report
In Southwest Washington, the community benefit investment from Providence St. Peter Hospital, Providence Centralia Hospital, and Providence Medical Group included more than $66 million. The total was made up of:
$12.4 million free and discounted care for the uninsured and underinsured
$43.9 million in unpaid costs of Medicaid and other means-tested government programs
$5.8 million health professions education and research
$3.3 million subsidized health services
$559,000 community health improvement and strategic partnerships.