Helping our community

January 19, 2021 Providence News Team

Providence Little Company of Mary 2019 Community Benefit Contributions.Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Centers San Pedro and Torrance support several programs in the South Bay aimed at improving the health of our community. There are three categories of funding we provide to the community:

CHARITY CARE — Free or discounted medical care provided to patients who do not have health insurance or are unable to pay for all or part of their medical care due to limited income or financial hardship.

MEDI-CAL SHORTFALL — The difference between the cost of providing care and the amount received from Medi-Cal.

COMMUNITY BENEFIT SERVICES — Programs to address the identified health needs of the community. These programs include the Wellness and Activity Center, Vasek Polak Health Clinic, community-based diabetes and nutrition classes, the Partners for Healthy Kids mobile clinic, the Creating Opportunities for Physical Activity PE program in schools, and health insurance and CalFresh application assistance.

2019 Community Benefits

Here is a look at our community benefit contributions in 2019.
 

SAN PEDRO

TORRANCE

CHARITY CARE

$2,904,530

$7,085,125

MEDI-CAL SHORTFALL

$4,093,041

$22,750,365

COMMUNITY BENEFIT SERVICES

$6,070,393

$10,706,120

2019 TOTAL

$13,067,964

$40,541,610

For more information about our community programs and services, please call 888-HEALING (432-5464).

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