Value - Comparison of Charity Care
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The average premium cost of an insurance policy for a family in Texas is $11,000. As health care costs have continued to grow faster than the overall economy, more Americans are uninsured. Today, one in three El Pasoans is uninsured. Although most of them worked all or part of last year or had a family member who worked, their employer often did not offer employer sponsored coverage or affordable options. As a result, they are medically indigent. University Medical Center of El Paso serves as a "safety net" and outranks all other El Paso hospitals 7 to 1 in the provision of charity care services. Click on the three-year history below for an expanded version to view and compare charity care provided by all hospitals in El Paso County.
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- 5/02/13 University Medical Center Foundation Announces $30,000 Grant From The Susan G. Komen Foundation For Sobreviviendo El Cancer De Seno Program
- 5/02/13 UMC Foundation Awarded $95,000 Grant From The Marsh Foundation To Purchase Halo System To Treat Patients With Esophageal Cancer
- 5/02/13 University Medical Center Foundation Awarded $343,422 Grant From Medcares To Support El Paso Children's Hospital Child Abuse Clinic.
- 3/20/13 $40,000 Gift To Be Presented To Dr. Bradley Furhman, Physician-In-Chief At El Paso Children's Hospital
- 2/28/13 University Medical Center Foundation Awarded $3,000 Grant From Shiloff Foundation