In 2010, Mayo Clinic provided $64.4 million in charity care to individuals from throughout the United States and the world. Mayo's charity care program supports patients with significant financial need and those who have medical conditions for which Mayo Clinic is uniquely qualified to provide care.
Mayo Clinic has a long history of providing care to patients regardless of their ability to pay, following our primary value: "the needs of the patient come first."
Charity care services include:
Additionally, Mayo Clinic partners with numerous public, private, and nonprofit organizations to strengthen the quality of life, health and well-being in the communities and nearby regions of Phoenix and Scottsdale, Ariz.; Jacksonville, Fla.; and Rochester, Minn.; as well as Mayo Clinic Health System, a network of clinics and hospitals serving more than 70 communities in Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin.
Mayo Clinic provides in-kind and monetary support, as well as health-related education, outreach programs, and leadership on community task forces and community boards. Mayo Clinic employees are also generous volunteers of their time and skills to local community efforts and nonprofit organizations.