2009 Report To Our Communities
"Protecting your records like my own." Health Information Services Team

2009 Financial Highlights

  • Salaries and benefits for employees who provide our services: $4 Billion

  • Cost of services provided to patients who couldn’t afford to pay for the care they received (charity care): $108 Million

  • Other patient service charges for which we did not receive payment (bad debt): $329 Million

  • Capital invested to build/improve facilities and to enhance patient care: $830 Million

Statement of Operations

(Dollars in millions)
Sutter Health & Affiliates
  2009 2008
Patient services revenues $7,410 $6,874
Other revenues 1,362 1,396
Total revenues 8,772 8,270
Salaries and employee benefits 4,032 3,675
Other expenses 3,764 3,629
Capital costs 523 505
Total expenses 8,319 7,809
Income from operations 453 461
Investment income & change in unrealized net gains/losses from trading investments 244 (274)
Income 697 187

Note: Certain amounts in Sutter Health's 2008 financial statements have been reclassified to conform with the presentation of its 2009 financial statements. These reclassifications had no impact on previously reported income or net assets.

2009 Expenses: 48.4% Salaries and Employee Costs, 20.8% Purchased Services, 13% Other, 11.5% Supplies, 6.3% Capital Costs

2009 Payer Mix: 39% Medicare, 39% Commercial, 15% Medi-Cal, 4% Other, 3% Self-pay

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