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2018 Annual Report

2018
BY THE NUMBERS

Central Health is the local governmental entity responsible for purchasing health care services for eligible low-income Travis County residents. As a steward of public funds, Central Health carefully balances fiscal responsibility with the growing need for health care services among Travis County’s low-income and uninsured populations.

OUR NETWORK INCLUDES

41

PRIMARY
CARE
LOCATIONS

40

SPECIALTY
CARE
CLINICS

24

URGENT/
CONVENIENT
CARE LOCATIONS

7

HOSPITALS

AND DOZENS OF ADDITIONAL CARE PROVIDERS

IN 2018, AS A DIRECT RESULT OF CENTRAL HEALTH FUNDING:

183,985

PEOPLE RECEIVED HEALTH CARE SERVICES

Providing health care to more than one out of every 7 Travis County residents

2,267

PEOPLE RECEIVED PREMIUM ASSISTANCE FOR THEIR HEALTH INSURANCE PLANS

Including 1,532 Austin musicians and music industry professionals enrolled in HAAM and SIMS

99,204

PEOPLE RECEIVED SCREENING AND ASSISTANCE OBTAINING HEALTH CARE COVERAGE

A 7,419 year-over-year increase

CENTRAL HEALTH ENTERPRISE PARTNERS

The Community Care Collaborative (CCC) is a non-profit partnership formed in 2013 between Central Health and Seton Healthcare Family to better manage the care of their shared low-income and uninsured populations.

In 2018, the CCC enrolled 46,750 uninsured Travis County residents in the Medical Access Program, providing coverage for essential primary care, specialty, dental, hospital and behavioral health services.

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CommUnityCare Health Centers is a separate but affiliated 501(c)(3) organization of Central Health that provides medical, dental, behavioral health and prescription services through Travis County’s largest network of Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs).

In 2017 CommUnityCare provided 356,518 medical, behavioral health and dental encounters to 98,907 unique patients.

Founded in 2011, Sendero Health Plans is the local nonprofit, community-based health maintenance organization (HMO) of Central Health designed to serve the unique needs of Central Texas residents.

In 2017 Sendero enrolled 43,845 people in its Medicaid, CHIP and Affordable Care Act (ACA)-qualified insurance plans.