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New Jersey’s hospitals and health systems provided $2.8 billion in community benefits in 2017, beyond healthcare services. It’s part of their commitment to good health and wellness, spanning community programs such as health improvement activities, education and training, research, in-kind donations and free and discounted care for the needy, senior citizens and the uninsured.

NJHA’s Health Research and Educational Trust (HRET) works with hospitals and health systems to collect this data and highlight the value of these programs in an annual statewide report. Explore the report to learn more about how the healthcare community supports its neighbors.

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In 2017, N.J. hospitals and health systems served more than 19 million people and delivered $2.8 billion in community benefits, including:

  • $1.9 billion in free and discounted care
  • $60.1 million in community health improvement services
  • $247.1 million in health professions education
  • $620.9 million in other community health programs.
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