Community Financial Support

This chart shows how Wake Forest Baptist Health directed resources to the benefit of the community in the 2019 fiscal year. The total of $580.8 million represents a 28 percent increase, year over year. This support includes: 

  • Charity care
  • Community health improvement and outreach programs
  • Education and training of medical and health professions and clinical research
  • Subsidized health services at our Downtown Health Plaza, Bethesda and Southside health clinics in Winston-Salem 
  • Unreimbursed costs of government-funded programs, primarily Medicare and Medicaid

 Community Benefits Piechart