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Understanding our community

Improving health requires a deeper understanding of the unique challenges and obstacles to good health that our community faces. MLKCH regularly conducts community health needs and benefits assessments that help us to understand and address health disparities.

Find our complete community health reports below.

Community Health Needs Assessment & implementation strategy

At least once every three years, the IRS (REG 106499-12) requires us to administer a Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) to surface areas of high community needs and to craft a complementary Implementation Strategy to address those needs.

Our 2020 CHNA and 2017 reports are available via the PDF links below.

We value your input on the Community Health Needs Assessment and Implementation Strategy. Please send your comments and questions to Jorge Reyno at jreyno@mlkch.org.

2020

2020 Community Health Needs Assessment
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Evaluación de necesidades sanitarias en la comunidad de 2020
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2020 Implementation Strategy
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Estrategia de implementación de 2020
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2017

2017 Community Health Needs Assessment
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Evaluación de necesidades sanitarias en la comunidad de 2017
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2017 Implementation Strategy
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Estrategia de implementación de 2017
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Community benefit report

Documenting community benefits is an annual requirement for nonprofit hospitals under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Download our annual community benefit report below.

2020 Community Benefit Report
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Informe y plan de beneficios comunitarios 2020
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2019 Community benefit report
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2018 Community benefit report
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Informe de beneficios para la comunidad de 2018
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2017 Community benefit report
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Informe de beneficios para la comunidad de 2017
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