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Report of Community Benefits 2021 - Ada County

St. Luke’s serves the growing cities of Boise, Meridian, Eagle and beyond. St. Luke’s Boise is Idaho’s largest health care provider, the flagship hospital of St. Luke’s Health System and home to the state’s only Children’s Hospital. St. Luke’s Meridian is a full-service medical center with the busiest Emergency Department in Idaho. Our Boise and Meridian hospitals and Treasure Valley clinics are Magnet-designated for nursing excellence.

Total Community Benefit - Ada County

$430.6 Million

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*Providers with practice privileges at our locations.

Providing a High Quality of Care


All numbers provided as of fiscal year ending Sept. 30, 2021.

St. Luke’s Ada County facilities received $36,145,669 and $33,061,623 in government assistance revenue in the fiscal years ending September 2020 and 2021, respectively. These relief funds were to compensate for revenue lost because of suspended elective procedures due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The unreimbursed, charity care and bad debt amounts disclosed in this report do not include this government assistance revenue.

St. Luke’s provides health care to eligible patients without charge or at a reduced rate, based upon a sliding scale derived from federal poverty guidelines.

Improving Access to Patient-Centered Care

Total Capital Improvements

$95.7 Million

One hundred percent of St. Luke’s revenue after expenses is reinvested in the organization to serve the communities in Southwestern Idaho and Eastern Oregon in the form of staff, buildings or new technology.

Downtown Boise Campus Development

$19.4 Million

Phase 1 of our master plan to expand and update our Boise Medical Center—including building a new Central Utility Plant, parking garage, and shipping and receiving facility—was completed in 2021.

Orthopedic and Specialty Facility

$15.1 Million

Development and construction of a new state-of-the art orthopedic facility is underway at 27th Street and W. Fairview Avenue in Boise.


$20.7 Million

One hundred percent of St. Luke’s revenue after expenses is reinvested in the organization to serve the communities in Southwestern Idaho and Eastern Oregon in the form of staff, buildings or new technology.

Other Projects

$40.5 Million

We are dedicated to updating equipment and expanding our clinics and facilities to give patients the best quality of care.

Thank You

Our work assessing and addressing community needs would not be possible without a visionary board of directors and dedicated community boards. We are grateful for their partnership and guidance.

St. Luke’s Health System Board of Directors as of Sept. 30, 2021:

Bob Lokken, Chair
Rosa Davila
Brigette Bilyeu
Tom Corrick
Lucie DiMaggio, MD
Mark Durcan
Lisa Grow
Allan Korn, MD
Dan Krahn
Jon Miller
Arthur F. Oppenheimer
Rich Raimondi
Chris Roth, President/CEO
Andrew Scoggin
Karen Vauk
Bill Whitacre

St. Luke’s Treasure Valley Community Board Members as of Sept. 30, 2021:

Dee Jay Mailer, Chair
Jon Larkin, Chair-Elect
Russ Duke
Alejandro Necochea, MD
Kelli Parker
Joelle Powers, PhD
Roger Quarles
Lisa Roberts
Robert Sanchez, PhD
Nicole Thurston, MD
Jill Wagers, DMD
Noreen Womack, MD
Marle Shelton-Hoff

The information provided in this report is required by Idaho Code 63-602D, which states that 501(c)(3) hospitals having 150 or more beds must file a community benefit report with the Board of Equalization by Dec. 31 of each year. According to the code, the report is to include a description of the process the hospital has used to determine general community needs that align with the hospital’s mission. In addition, the report shall include the hospital’s amount of:

  • Unreimbursed services for the prior year (charity care, bad debt, and under-reimbursed care covered through government programs). 
  • Donated time, funds, subsidies and in-kind services.
  • Additions to capital such as physical plant and equipment.

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