Community Benefits

Illinois hospitals enhance communities and individual well-being through charity care, education, research and more. They also offer innovative programs to meet the unique needs of their communities.

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Illinois Hospitals: Serving Their Communities

$6.2b Total value of community benefits
$581m In education
$497m In charity care at cost

Improving Communities

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How do hospitals strengthen communities across the state? One program at a time. Illinois hospitals are partnering with organizations, developing new programs, providing funding and more to improve individual health and community well-being.

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