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Louisiana Health Center Program Uniform Data System (UDS) Data

Total Number of Reporting Program Awardees: 36

Reporting Period: 2020

Total Patients Served: 440,014

Reporting Source: Uniform Data System (UDS) Report

Community Health Center Quality Recognition (CHQR) Badges

The CHQR badges recognize Health Center Program awardees and LALs that have made notable quality improvement achievements in the areas of access, quality, health equity, and health information technology for the most recent UDS reporting period. Additionally, COVID-19 badges were introduced to recognize health centers’ contributions to the public health emergency response in the areas of data collection, testing, and vaccinations. Learn more.

Health Center Quality Leader - Gold
11.11 %
Health Center Quality Leader - Silver
2.78 %
Health Center Quality Leader - Bronze
2.78 %
Access Enhancer
5.56 %
Health Disparities Reducer
2.78 %
Advancing Health Information Technology (HIT) for Quality
47.22 %
COVID-19 Data Reporter
19.44 %
COVID-19 Testing
25.00 %
COVID-19 Vaccinations
8.33 %
Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH)
66.67 %

Note that percentages represent the number of health center awardees that met the criteria for each CHQR badge from a denominator of health centers that reported UDS data.

Expanded Summaries for 2020 UDS Data Tables

UDS Data Five-Year Summary

Age and Race / Ethnicity 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Total Patients 384,893 426,128 444,282 461,397 440,014
Age (% of total patients)
% Children (< 18 years) 25.41 % 24.85 % 25.19 % 26.99 % 23.91 %
Children (< 18 years) 97,806 105,908 111,906 124,540 105,229
% Adults (18 – 64 years) 67.78 % 68.47 % 68.15 % 65.63 % 67.63 %
Adults (18 – 64 years) 260,879 291,758 302,778 302,793 297,583
% Older Adults (Age 65 and over) 6.81 % 6.68 % 6.66 % 7.38 % 8.45 %
Older Adults (Age 65 and over) 26,208 28,462 29,598 34,064 37,202
Patients By Race & Ethnicity (% known)
% Racial and/or Ethnic Minority Patients 67.17 % 67.67 % 67.14 % 67.08 % 65.56 %
Number of Racial and/or Ethnic Minority Patients 251,728 280,134 290,347 299,693 277,749
% Hispanic/Latino Patients 6.85 % 7.43 % 7.86 % 8.88 % 8.63 %
Number of Hispanic/Latino Ethnicity Patients 25,896 31,097 34,261 40,147 37,063
% Non-Hispanic White Patients 33.35 % 32.92 % 33.29 % 33.40 % 34.98 %
Number of Non-Hispanic White Patients 123,062 133,867 142,101 147,055 145,918
% Asian Patients * 1.13 % 1.13 % 1.11 % 1.17 % 1.13 %
Number of Asian Patients * 4,173 4,596 4,727 5,162 4,718
% Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander Patients * 0.63 % 0.68 % 0.58 % 0.55 % 0.37 %
Number of Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander Patients * 2,332 2,760 2,494 2,418 1,541
% Black/African American Patients * 59.58 % 59.57 % 58.21 % 57.05 % 55.88 %
Number of Black/African American * 219,888 242,223 248,504 251,157 233,112
% American Indian/Alaska Native Patients * 0.46 % 0.44 % 0.46 % 0.57 % 0.58 %
Number of American Indian/Alaska Native Patients * 1,704 1,779 1,947 2,503 2,409
% More than one race Patients * 0.52 % 0.80 % 1.83 % 2.34 % 2.37 %
Number of Patients with More than one race * 1,931 3,255 7,806 10,314 9,876
Total Patients with Known Race Ethnicity (Denominator) 369,043 406,607 426,900 440,271 417,154
Total Racial and/or Ethnic Minority Patients (Denominator) 374,790 414,001 432,448 446,748 423,667
Total Hispanic/Latino & Non-Hispanic Latino Patients (Denominator for Hispanic/Latino Ethnicity) 378,193 418,377 435,969 452,133 429,351
Language (% known)
% Best Served in a Language other than English 4.83 % 5.30 % 5.55 % 6.84 % 6.91 %
Number of Patients Best Served in a Language Other than English 18,598 22,582 24,656 31,567 30,398
Patient Characteristics 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Income Status (% of patients with known income)
Total Patients with Known Income (Denominator) 244,040 262,231 292,759 296,378 253,347
% Patients at or Below 200% of Federal Poverty Guideline 92.81 % 93.10 % 94.63 % 93.22 % 93.05 %
Patients at or Below 200% of Federal Poverty Guideline 226,491 244,149 277,028 276,296 235,751
% Patients at or Below 100% of Federal Poverty Guideline (included in above) 72.03 % 75.68 % 71.85 % 71.89 % 73.41 %
Patients at or Below 100% of Federal Poverty Guideline (included in above) 175,779 198,449 210,335 213,059 185,976
Insurance Status (% of total patients)
% None/Uninsured Patients 22.77 % 17.23 % 15.73 % 17.26 % 15.24 %
None/Uninsured Patients 87,623 73,404 69,903 79,653 67,057
% None/Uninsured Children (<18 years) 9.56 % 7.88 % 8.57 % 10.73 % 11.31 %
None/Uninsured Children (<18 years) 9,349 8,342 9,594 13,359 11,905
% Medicaid/CHIP Patients * 52.03 % 59.58 % 60.46 % 58.64 % 57.04 %
Medicaid/CHIP Patients * 200,271 253,905 268,626 270,584 250,989
% Medicare Patients 8.47 % 8.11 % 8.32 % 9.26 % 10.26 %
Medicare Patients 32,608 34,554 36,948 42,744 45,142
% Dually Eligible (Medicare and Medicaid) 3.40 % 3.64 % 3.75 % 3.99 % 4.19 %
Dually Eligible (Medicare and Medicaid) 13,104 15,521 16,655 18,417 18,448
% Other Third-Party Patients 16.73 % 15.08 % 15.49 % 14.83 % 17.46 %
Other Third-Party Patients 64,391 64,265 68,805 68,416 76,826
Total Patients 384,893 426,128 444,282 461,397 440,014
Children (< 18 years) 97,806 105,908 111,906 124,540 105,229
Special Populations
% Homeless Patients 5.89 % 5.65 % 5.40 % 5.66 % 5.26 %
Total Homeless Patients 22,683 24,067 23,980 26,132 23,132
% Total Agricultural Workers or Dependents 0.52 % 0.47 % 0.44 % 0.52 % 0.81 %
Total Agricultural Workers or Dependents 2,011 2,024 1,976 2,411 3,543
% Public Housing Patients 4.86 % 10.70 % 22.52 % 21.89 % 18.72 %
Total Patients Served at a Health Center Located In or Immediately Accessible to a Public Housing Site 18,695 45,585 100,054 100,983 82,383
% School-Based Health Center Patients 5.19 % 6.16 % 7.13 % 7.52 % 7.12 %
School-Based Health Center Patients 19,974 26,242 31,685 34,697 31,344
% Veterans Patients 0.79 % 0.77 % 0.71 % 0.86 % 0.70 %
Veterans Patients 3,026 3,270 3,166 3,959 3,074
Number of Female Patients (ages 15-44) 115,900 129,920 135,328 135,496 129,057
% Patients Under 15 Who are Female 16.97 % 16.09 % 16.55 % 17.74 % 15.49 %
Number of Patients Under 15 Who are Female 39,611 41,334 43,887 48,558 40,353
Patients 15-64 Who are Female 76.21 % 77.15 % 76.73 % 74.75 % 75.98 %
Number of Patients 15-64 Who are Female 177,940 198,205 203,495 204,664 197,929
Patients 65 and Over Who are Female 6.82 % 6.76 % 6.72 % 7.51 % 8.53 %
Number of Patients 65 and Over Who are Female 15,933 17,356 17,831 20,565 22,232
Total Female Patients (Denominator) 233,484 256,895 265,213 273,787 260,514
Services (% of patients) 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
% Medical Patients 76.95 % 77.21 % 76.52 % 78.25 % 80.39 %
Medical Patients 296,189 329,002 339,962 361,027 353,716
% Dental Patients 21.03 % 23.27 % 22.36 % 20.58 % 16.22 %
Dental Patients 80,952 99,147 99,342 94,950 71,367
% Mental Health Patients 12.23 % 13.65 % 14.90 % 16.59 % 16.54 %
Mental Health Patients 47,069 58,146 66,217 76,532 72,786
% Substance Use Disorder Patients 0.14 % 0.37 % 0.65 % 1.54 % 1.62 %
Substance Use Disorder Patients 541 1,561 2,885 7,123 7,121
% Vision Patients 0.50 % 0.43 % 0.45 % 0.35 % 0.13 %
Vision Patients 1,925 1,817 1,980 1,606 571
% Enabling Services Patients 14.36 % 14.41 % 14.07 % 13.81 % 9.34 %
Enabling Services Patients 55,273 61,400 62,495 63,706 41,110
Total Patients 384,893 426,128 444,282 461,397 440,014
Clinical Data 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Patients
Medical Conditions (% of Patients with Medical Conditions)
% Hypertension Patients * 28.72 % 30.91 % 30.96 % 32.24 % 33.87 %
Number of Hypertension Patients * 63,034 75,952 78,305 84,429 90,515
% Diabetes Patients * 14.02 % 14.26 % 13.75 % 14.12 % 13.42 %
Number of Diabetes Patients * 30,094 34,330 34,089 36,135 34,989
% Asthma 4.45 % 4.49 % 4.52 % 4.35 % 4.35 %
Number of Asthma Patients 13,183 14,775 15,367 15,699 15,399
% Symptomatic/Asymptomatic human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) 1.52 % 1.45 % 1.53 % 1.51 % 1.54 %
Number of Symptomatic/Asymptomatic human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) 4,494 4,762 5,194 5,462 5,457
Prenatal
Number of Prenatal Care Patients 4,247 3,888 3,641 3,369 2,981
Number of Prenatal Care Patients who Delivered 2,007 1,841 1,987 1,500 1,423
Quality of Care Measures
Perinatal Health
Early Entry into Prenatal Care (first visit in first trimester) 75.75 % 78.50 % 76.79 % 74.09 % 59.41 %
Number of Access to Prenatal Care (First Prenatal Visit in 1st Trimester) 3,217 3,052 2,796 2,496 1,771
% Low and Very Low Birth Weight 13.48 % 13.88 % 11.80 % 12.43 % 10.35 %
Number of Newborns with Low Birth Weight 266 249 225 187 148
Preventive Health Screening & Services
Cervical Cancer Screening * 52.22 % 51.20 % 55.27 % 58.50 % 45.58 %
Number of Cervical Cancer Screening Patients * 51,991 56,102 59,841 63,448 47,387
Breast Cancer Screening 41.10 %
Number of Female Patients Aged 51 through 73 who had a mammogram to screen for breast cancer 19,155
Weight Assessment and Counseling for Nutrition and Physical Activity for Children and Adolescents * 67.15 % 67.36 % 70.15 % 73.07 % 60.95 %
Number of Children Age 3-16 with Weight Assessment and Counseling for Nutrition and Physical Activity * 37,666 43,753 48,324 55,410 37,300
Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow-Up Plan * 63.78 % 68.49 % 75.08 % 83.39 % 67.34 %
Number of Adult Medical Patients Age 18 and Older with Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow-Up * 135,278 159,334 176,222 200,469 132,989
Percent Adults Screened for Tobacco Use and Receiving Cessation Intervention * 83.11 % 89.18 % 86.96 % 88.04 % 80.62 %
Number of Adult Medical Patients Age 18 and Older Screened for Tobacco Use and Received Cessation Counseling * 136,093 151,236 155,194 155,567 131,266
Colorectal Cancer Screening * 41.38 % 35.92 % 40.81 % 43.31 % 37.56 %
Number of Patients Screened for Colorectal Cancer * 29,556 29,940 32,411 36,544 31,408
Childhood Immunization Status * 55.50 % 50.55 % 28.71 % 35.05 % 36.33 %
Number of Children Under Age 3 Who Received Appropriate Childhood Immunizations * 1,764 1,982 1,119 1,465 1,243
Screening for Depression and Follow-Up Plan * 76.89 % 70.69 % 79.19 % 80.38 % 64.18 %
Number of Patients Screened for Clinical Depression and if Positive had a Follow-Up Plan Documented * 160,334 165,967 187,100 193,154 147,324
Depression Remission at Twelve Months 28.25 %
Number of Patients 12 years of age and older with major depression or dysthymia who reached remission 12 months (+/- 60 days) after an index event 2,538
Dental Sealants for Children between 6-9 Years 36.41 % 49.35 % 63.47 % 61.05 % 65.46 %
Number of Children Age 6-9 Who Received Dental Sealants 1,022 723 1,124 890 506
HIV Screening 35.87 %
Number of Patients 15 through 65 years of age who were tested for HIV when within age range 75,797
Chronic Disease Management
Statin Therapy for the Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease * 76.48 % 76.86 %
Number of Patients Aged 21 and Older at High Risk of Cardiovascular Events who were Prescribed or were on Statin Therapy * 26,656 27,852
Ischemic Vascular Disease (IVD): Use of Aspirin or Another Antiplatelet * 73.94 % 72.30 % 77.73 % 79.07 % 77.83 %
Number of Patients Age 18 and Older Diagnosed with Ischemic Vascular Disease (IVD): Use of Aspirin or Another Antithrombotic * 4,261 4,945 5,367 5,065 4,598
Controlling High Blood Pressure * 59.68 % 58.58 % 56.60 % 58.42 % 52.58 %
Number of Patients with Hypertension (HTN) Whose Blood Pressure (BP) was Controlled (< 140/90 mmHg) * 37,616 44,494 44,321 49,325 47,592
Diabetes: Hemoglobin A1c Poor Control * 33.88 % 36.21 % 33.93 % 33.07 % 38.97 %
Number of Diabetic Patients with Poorly Controlled Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c > 9%) or No Test During Year * 10,195 12,431 11,566 11,950 13,635
% of Patients seen for follow-up within 30 days of first ever HIV diagnosis 91.22 % 88.96 % 84.02 % 88.64 % 86.38 %
Number of HIV Patients Who were Newly Diagnosed HIV and Received Follow-up Treatment 322 274 284 320 203
Cost Data 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Total Health Center Cluster $89,219,711 $92,646,251 $97,413,150 $101,134,405 $100,622,332
Total Cost $292,861,996 $332,873,634 $367,247,413 $430,820,852 $467,968,443
Total Accrued Cost per Patient $760.89 $781.16 $826.61 $933.73 $1,063.53

Footnotes

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