Uncompensated and Undercompensated Care Costs
Amounts are in thousands. Year ended September 30. 2017 2016
Free Care Allowance $24,789 $30,557
Charity Care Allowance 41,683 57,475
Total Uncompensated Care Costs 66,472 88,032
Medicaid Underpayments 254,850 245,803
Bad Debts 37,287 41,934
Total Undercompensated Care Costs $292,137 $287,737
Hospital Tax 126,328 118,928
Total $484,937 $494,697