Subsidized Health Services

Meeting community need

Subsidized health services are provided because they meet a community need that no one else provides. These are negative-margin services provided despite a financial loss.


The total expense for subsidized health services for fiscal year 2017 was $3,748,566. This includes Scripps inpatient behavioral health services and Mercy Clinic. To learn more, view the 2018 Community Benefit Report. (PDF, 5.1 MB)

Caring for those in need

Read the following stories to learn more about the steps Scripps is taking to keep the community healthy.