Economic and Community Impact of Rochester General Hospital Your Hospital Provides Quality Healthcare 1,500,000 Outpatients Provided Care 125,000 People Treated in the Emergency Room 30,000 People Admitted to Your Hospital 2,400 Babies Delivered Your Hospital Improves the Economy & Community $1,421,000,000 Economic Activity The economic activity generated by hospitals - through jobs and the purchasing of goods and services - makes up more than 10% of the state's entire Gross Domestic Product (GDP). $167,000,000 Tax Dollars Generated New York Hospitals are responsible for generating significant tax dollars and stimulate the economies of your local community and the whole state. $68,000,000 Community Benefits & Investments Adhering to their charitable mission, hospitals cover the cost of care provided to people in need; subsidize care and services to low-income, elderly, and under-served communities; and continuously invest in many community health initiatives. 10,000 Jobs Generated Hospitals and health systems are often the largest employers in communities, generate many more jobs, and are a top 10 private sector employer in every region of New York State. Your Hospital Relies on State & Federal Funding 64% Reimbursement from Medicaid and Medicare A large portion of hospital reimbursement is tied to underpayments from Medicaid and Medicare; Medicaid only pays 76 cents for each dollar of care and Medicare only pays 97 cents.