Community Benefit Report

L+M HospitalWesterly Hospital



L+M's commitment to its community is demonstrated by over $38 million in free programs and services.

In fact, from October 1, 2014 – September 30, 2015 (Fiscal Year 2015), L+M Hospital provided over $76 million in community support to Southeastern Connecticut: $38.9 million in community benefits and an additional $37.1 million in other community investment.

L+M Hospital adheres to its not-for-profit mission to provide everyone with the healthcare they need, regardless of their ability to pay. Often, the cost of providing healthcare to those in need well exceeds government sponsored healthcare (Medicaid and Medicare) reimbursements and also includes charity care/indigent care costs. Every day, L+M Hospital demonstrates its commitment to the communities we serve and to improving health for everyone.

Ensuring Access to Care

Educating Future Healthcare Providers

Promoting a Healthy Community


For every $1 L+M would have spent on taxes, we provided in community investment.

of our community benefit investment helps those who are socio-economically disadvantaged.

$10,752,281 Bad Debt $38,893,142\ Community Benefits $26,484,289 Medicare Shortfall Total Community Investment $76,129,712