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UChicago Medicine’s community benefit investment totals $567.1 million in fiscal 2020

The University of Chicago Medicine provided $567.1 million in benefits and services to the South Side community in fiscal 2020, according to its annual Community Benefit Report.

This investment represents a 9.2% increase over fiscal 2019 ($519.5 million) and includes uncompensated care, charity services, unrecoverable patient debt, medical education and research and other community support.

UChicago Medicine Ingalls Memorial in Harvey contributed $89.5 million in community benefit investment to the Southland region in fiscal 2020, compared to $71 million the previous year . . .

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