Barnes-Jewish Hospital invests millions of dollars and many volunteer hours in the St. Louis community each year, and the impact can be seen in the thousands of people whose lives are better today as a result.

In 2014, Barnes-Jewish Hospital provided nearly $97 million in charitable care to members of our community. Our charitable program supports patients who have demonstrated financial need and who have medical conditions for which we are uniquely qualified to provide care. Read more about our Financial Assistance Policy.

We engage in comprehensive efforts to enhance the health of our community. The cost of this benefit is estimated at greater than $292 million in 2014.

View the 2014 Community Benefit Recap

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Financial Assistance   $96,758,077
Health Professions Education    $103,824,670
Research   $54,287,000
Cash & In-kind Contributions    $20,469,613
Subsidized Health Services   $13,563,300
Community Health Improvement Services   $3,106,480
Total Community Beneft   $292,009,140

Community Health Needs Assessment
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) wants to be certain that not-for-profit hospitals are helping their communities.The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) was passed into law in March 2010. It requires hospitals with tax exempt status to carefully explore the community’s needs every three years and create an action plan to address the needs. View the full Community Health Needs Assessment.

For more information or to receive a copy of past community benefit reports email

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