Wellstar Community Report – July 2018 - June 2020


As a caring neighbor, it’s our responsibility and privilege to provide the highest level of personalized care to individuals and families across a wide geographic footprint. As a not-for-profit network of interconnected hospitals, health parks, urgent care centers and medical offices, we provide patients with the services and resources they need to make the best healthcare decisions for themselves and their families. We serve with an eye to value and consistency— delivering the same high level of service at every site in every community we serve.

As illustrated in the graph below, in 2020 Wellstar provided $922 million in unreimbursed care. This figure reflects a large portfolio of community programs in schools, libraries and other settings. It covers unreimbursed charity care for those who are unable to pay. As well, it includes state and federal reimbursement shortfalls in covering the cost of care under Medicare and Medicaid for their beneficiaries.

2020 Unreimbursed Cost of Care – $922 million

2019 Unreimbursed Cost of Care – $785 million

FY 2020

FY 2019

$ 329 million $ 280 million $ 126 million $ 162 million $ 25 million

$ 293 million $ 237 million $ 104 million $ 136 million $ 15 million

n Cost of Charity Care

n Cost in Excess of Medicare Reimbursement n Cost in Excess of Medicaid Reimbursement

n Other Unreimbursed Cost of Healthcare

n Cost of Community Programs


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