Fiscal Year 2021 Annual Report
Central Health by the Numbers
WHO WE SERVE
Travis County residents with annual household incomes below 200% of the Federal Poverty Level – $25,760 for an individual or $53,000 for a family of four.
households in Travis County with incomes below 200% FPL
1 in 9
Travis County residents received care from Central Health in 2021
Homeless MAP and MAP-Basic enrollees
FY 2021 ACCESS TO CARE
ACCESS TO COVERAGE
uninsured Travis County residents received health coverage for hospital, primary, dental, specialty and other care through Central Health’s Medical Access Program (MAP).
residents received coverage through MAP Basic, a program with primary care, prescription and other essential services for low-income residents earning too much to qualify for MAP.
people previously uninsured received premium assistance from Central Health to enroll in Sendero Health Plans insurance coverage.
calls to Central Health’s new in-house Call Center.
online MAP applications – a 45% increase over 2020.
FINANCE AND BUDGET
97% of Central Health’s budget is allocated to health care delivery for people with low income
- Central Health maintains the lowest tax rate among the six major urban hospital districts
- The Central Health finance team was awarded the GFOA Distinguished Budget Presentation Award, the highest form of recognition in government budgeting.
A third-party firm conducts an annual audit of Central Health finances. To date, Central Health has only ever received “clean” assessments.
At the request of Travis County Commissioners, Central Health undergoes a five-year performance review to evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of the organization and provide recommendations about opportunities for performance improvement. The next is scheduled for 2023.