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For Our Community

Community Benefit

For more than a century, Bozeman Health Deaconess Hospital has been deeply committed to providing healthcare as an essential community service for our community residents. As a non-profit hospital, our investment in our community also means that any net income is reinvested into facilities, technology, and health care services to ensure our facilities are up-to-date and our equipment and services are state-of-the-art. This, too, is an investment in the health of our community.

But most importantly, we provide medically necessary health care services for all patients, regardless of their financial ability to pay. As a non-profit, tax-exempt hospital, it is our obligation to provide care for all who come to us, including providing financial assistance, if needed. Financial assistance is provided when a patient's financial resources are not sufficient to pay for the healthcare services they received. The amount of charity care provided in 2013, together with unreimbursed costs (Medicaid) totaled more than $10 million.

Adding up all community benefits provided in 2013-financial assistance and unreimbursed costs, community health improvement services and community benefit operation, health professions education, subsidized health services, research and cash and in-kind contributions to community groups-totals an impressive $19.3 million dollars.

You may view our latest Community Benefit Annual Report here.

Community Benefit Application

Our Community Benefit Committee meets quarterly to reviews applications submitted by non-profit organizations that best benefit the health of the community. All applications should be mailed, emailed or faxed to:

Bozeman Health Community Benefit
915 Highland Boulevard
Bozeman, MT 59715

You May Download the Charitable Giving Guidelines here.