This past fiscal year, St. Joseph Health invested some $416 million in Community Benefit.Mission Hospital in Mission Viejo, for example, allocated $21 million in 2014 to its financial assistance (traditional charity care) program, the unpaid cost of public programs such as MediCal, and key community benefit programs, supporting such outreach efforts as family resource centers and the Camino Health Center. St. Jude Medical Center in Fullerton committed $47.5 million to similar medical care assistance and community benefit programs. A portion of these funds helped support St. Jude Neighborhood Health Centers, programs that aim to reduce obesity and the Community Care Navigator – an assistance program for the homeless.

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