- 33,379 patients were served – 1.7%
more than in 2009.
- 55% were Latino – our single largest group served.
- 131,017 visits were provided at 18 medical and dental
- 83% of patients were from communities of color including
Asian, African American, American Indian or Latino.
- 97% had incomes below 200% of poverty.
- Over half (53%) did not have health insurance; 38% were
enrolled in Medicaid or other public health insurance; only
9% had private insurance.
- 51% were best served in a language other than English.
- Our Health Care for the Homeless program brought medical
and support services to 2,522 individuals in four shelters
and other community settings.
- Our Health Start School-Based Clinics program, the only
provider of comprehensive health services to adolescents in
the St. Paul public schools, served 3,397, 54% of whom were
- Our HIV/AIDS program served 288 HIV + individuals and
166 affected family members, a 19% increase over the prior
- In the annual patient survey, 92% of West Side patients
reported satisfaction with their care and would likely
recommend West Side clinics to others, and 93% reported
care was appropriate for their culture and/or ethnicity.
A Rising Number of Uninsured
- The primary reasons include lack of affordability of
purchasing coverage, reduced employer coverage options or
very high deductibles, loss of employment, and the loss of
eligibility for public health insurance programs
- The uninsurance rates for Hispanic/Latino Minnesotans
were three times greater than for White Minnesotans and for
families with incomes at or below 100% of poverty they were
2.5 times the statewide average