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NUMBER OF PEOPLE SERVED (FY 2013; ended 6/30/13)
All Health Services: 4,664
     Primary and Prenatal Care: 3,574
     Dental Care: 1,890
     Mobile Health Care for the Homeless: 697
All Family Center Services: 1,742
     Parenting and Family Groups, Child Care: 1,468
     Home Visiting: 407

ABOUT OUR CLIENTS (FY 2013; ended 6/30/13)
• Where They Live: Portsmouth: 33% … Hampton & Seabrook: 15% ... Other Rockingham County: 26% … Strafford Cty: 18% … Maine: 8%
Socioeconomic Status, Health Center Patients: 60% live below the federal poverty guideline (i.e., $19,530 or less for a family of three); another 32% live between 101% and 200% of the poverty level.
Socioeconomic Status, Family Center Clients: Sixty-seven percent had incomes in the very-low, low or moderate range.
Insurance Status, Health Center Patients: 55% were uninsured and used our sliding fee scale … 29% had Medicaid … 8% had Medicare … 8% had private health insurance.

FINANCIAL INFORMATION (FY 2014; began 7/1/13)
Current Agency Budget: $4,737,685
• 85% of expenditures support direct services to clients.
Funding Sources
Patient Fees: 40%
Government Contracts: 22%
Grants: 12% (includes United Way: <1%)
Contributions and Fundraising: 25%
Investment and Other Miscellaneous Income: 2%

AWARDS & RECOGNITION

Physician Practice Connections® - Patient-Centered Medical Home™ recognition (Level 3), National Committee on Quality Assurance, 2011-2014

• Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence Innovation Award,
New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, 2012

• Champions in Action, Citizens Bank and WMUR-TV, 2011

National HIMMS Davies Community Health Award (as part Community Health Access Network), Health Care Information and Management Systems Society, 2008

Smith Award for Excellence in Service to Children and Families, NH Children's Trust Fund, 1998

• Community Champions Award, Citizens Bank and WMUR-TV, 2002

Dunfey Award for Excellence in Management, Corporate Fund, 2003

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