Mission: Mercy Children's Clinic exists to reflect the love and compassion of Jesus Christ by providing healthcare to ALL children and support for their families.
Results: Mercy has cared for more than 10,000 individual children since it began in 1999. The Medical Home for Chronic Care is managing the care of hundreds of children assuring compliance and better health.
Target demographics: Uninsured, medicaid, and insured children - no one turned away for their inability to pay for care. In 2008, Mercy launched a Medical Home for Chronically ill children. Mercy's primary care team acts as "general contractor" for hundreds of children dealing with 2, 4, 8, 10 or more specialist.
Direct beneficiaries per year: More than 18,000 patient encounters last year.
Programs: Primary health care Mental health Social Services Managed care for chronic illness