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Table 32
Texas Physicians
Estimated Charity Health Care and Bad Debt by County*
1997
County Total Charity Care by Physicans Total Bad Debt by Physicians
Anderson $ 1,354,200 $ 1,671,400
Andrews $ 310,800 $ 383,600
Angelina $ 2,708,400 $ 3,342,800
Aransas $ 577,200 $ 712,400
Atascosa $ 421,800 $ 520,600
Austin $ 421,800 $ 520,600
Bailey $ 66,600 $ 82,200
Bandera $ 266,400 $ 328,800
Bastrop $ 532,800 $ 657,600
Baylor $ 66,600 $ 82,200
Bee $ 510,600 $ 630,200
Bell $ 17,316,000 $ 21,372,000
Bexar $ 88,977,600 $ 109,819,200
Blanco $ 155,400 $ 191,800
Bosque $ 310,800 $ 383,600
Bowie $ 6,127,200 $ 7,562,400
Brazoria $ 6,460,200 $ 7,973,400
Brazos $ 7,059,600 $ 8,713,200
Brewster $ 310,800 $ 383,600
Brooks $ 66,600 $ 82,200
Brown $ 1,354,200 $ 1,671,400
Burleson $ 177,600 $ 219,200
Burnet $ 976,800 $ 1,205,600
Caldwell $ 488,400 $ 602,800
Calhoun $ 355,200 $ 438,400
Callahan $ 22,200 $ 27,400
Cameron $ 9,279,600 $ 11,453,200
Camp $ 88,800 $ 109,600
Cass $ 355,200 $ 438,400
Castro $ 88,800 $ 109,600
Chambers $ 155,400 $ 191,800
Cherokee $ 1,398,600 $ 1,726,200
Childress $ 177,600 $ 219,200
Clay $ 133,200 $ 164,400
Cochran $ 44,400 $ 54,800
Coke $ 22,200 $ 27,400
Coleman $ 222,000 $ 274,000
Collin $ 14,430,000 $ 17,810,000
Collingsworth $ 88,800 $ 109,600
Colorado $ 444,000 $ 548,000
Comal $ 2,308,800 $ 2,849,600
Comanche $ 177,600 $ 219,200
Cooke $ 466,200 $ 575,400
Coryell $ 444,000 $ 548,000
Cottle $ 22,200 $ 27,400
Crane $ 44,400 $ 54,800
Crockett $ 22,200 $ 27,400
Crosby $ 44,400 $ 54,800
Culberson $ 22,200 $ 27,400
Dallam $ 177,600 $ 219,200
Dallas $ 136,729,800 $ 168,756,600
Dawson $ 177,600 $ 219,200
De Witt $ 222,000 $ 274,000
Deaf Smith $ 310,800 $ 383,600
Delta $ 22,200 $ 27,400
Denton $ 7,725,600 $ 9,535,200
Dimmit $ 155,400 $ 191,800
Donley $ 44,400 $ 54,800
Duval $ 44,400 $ 54,800
Eastland $ 155,400 $ 191,800
Ector $ 4,795,200 $ 5,918,400
Edwards $ 44,400 $ 54,800
El Paso $ 26,173,800 $ 32,304,600
Ellis $ 1,554,000 $ 1,918,000
Erath $ 843,600 $ 1,041,200
Falls $ 310,800 $ 383,600
Fannin $ 310,800 $ 383,600
Fayette $ 466,200 $ 575,400
Fisher $ 22,200 $ 27,400
Floyd $ 177,600 $ 219,200
Fort Bend $ 13,209,000 $ 16,303,000
Franklin $ 177,600 $ 219,200
Freestone $ 177,600 $ 219,200
Frio $ 244,200 $ 301,400
Gaines $ 88,800 $ 109,600
Galveston $ 29,082,000 $ 35,894,000
Garza $ 22,200 $ 27,400
Gillespie $ 1,132,200 $ 1,397,400
Goliad $ 66,600 $ 82,200
Gonzales $ 333,000 $ 411,000
Gray $ 688,200 $ 849,400
Garyson $ 4,795,200 $ 5,918,400
Gregg $ 5,194,800 $ 6,411,600
Grimes $ 199,800 $ 246,600
Guadalupe $ 1,309,800 $ 1,616,600
Hale $ 999,000 $ 1,233,000
Hall $ 88,800 $ 109,600
Hamilton $ 111,000 $ 137,000
Hansford $ 44,400 $ 54,800
Hardeman $ 88,800 $ 109,600
Hardin $ 488,400 $ 602,800
Harris $ 221,134,200 $ 272,931,400
Harrison $ 1,265,400 $ 1,561,800
Haskell $ 66,600 $ 82,200
Hays $ 2,175,600 $ 2,685,200
Hemphill $ 133,200 $ 164,400
Henderson $ 1,043,400 $ 1,287,800
Hidalgo $ 12,698,400 $ 15,672,800
Hill $ 488,400 $ 602,800
Hockley $ 310,800 $ 383,600
Hood $ 510,600 $ 630,200
Hopkins $ 777,000 $ 959,000
Houston $ 333,000 $ 411,000
Howard $ 1,332,000 $ 1,644,000
Hunt $ 1,287,600 $ 1,589,200
Hutchinson $ 466,200 $ 575,400
Jack $ 66,600 $ 82,200
Jackson $ 155,400 $ 191,800
Jasper $ 710,400 $ 876,800
Jeff Davis $ 44,400 $ 54,800
Jefferson $ 13,275,600 $ 16,385,200
Jim Hogg $ 44,400 $ 54,800
Jim Wells $ 599,400 $ 739,800
Johnson $ 2,020,200 $ 2,493,400
Jones $ 155,400 $ 191,800
Karnes $ 133,200 $ 164,400
Kaufman $ 1,043,400 $ 1,287,800
Kendall $ 1,665,000 $ 2,055,000
Kerr $ 3,352,200 $ 4,137,400
Kimble $ 88,800 $ 109,600
Kinney $ 22,200 $ 27,400
Kleberg $ 577,200 $ 712,400
Knox $ 66,600 $ 82,200
Lamar $ 2,530,800 $ 3,123,600
Lamb $ 155,400 $ 191,800
Lampasas $ 266,400 $ 328,800
Lavaca $ 510,600 $ 630,200
Lee $ 44,400 $ 54,800
Leon $ 111,000 $ 137,000
Liberty $ 888,000 $ 1,096,000
Limestone $ 266,400 $ 328,800
Live Oak $ 44,400 $ 54,800
Llano $ 577,200 $ 712,400
Lubbock $ 20,313,000 $ 25,071,000
Lynn $ 66,600 $ 82,200
Madison $ 177,600 $ 219,200
Marion $ 177,600 $ 219,200
Martin $ 44,400 $ 54,800
Mason $ 44,400 $ 54,800
Matagorda $ 777,000 $ 959,000
Maverick $ 799,200 $ 986,400
Mcculloch $ 155,400 $ 191,800
McLennan $ 9,612,600 $ 11,864,200
Medina $ 266,400 $ 328,800
Midland $ 4,662,000 $ 5,754,000
Milam $ 288,600 $ 356,200
Mills $ 66,600 $ 82,200
Mitchell $ 133,200 $ 164,400
Montague $ 266,400 $ 328,800
Montgomery $ 3,640,800 $ 4,493,600
Moore $ 288,600 $ 356,200
Morris $ 111,000 $ 137,000
Motley $ 22,200 $ 27,400
Nacogdoches $ 2,686,200 $ 3,315,400
Navarro $ 1,376,400 $ 1,698,800
Newton $ 66,600 $ 82,200
Nolan $ 133,200 $ 164,400
Nueces $ 17,715,600 $ 21,865,200
Ochiltree $ 66,600 $ 82,200
Orange $ 1,132,200 $ 1,397,400
Palo Pinto $ 421,800 $ 520,600
Panola $ 177,600 $ 219,200
Parker $ 1,021,200 $ 1,260,400
Parmer $ 88,800 $ 109,600
Pecos $ 177,600 $ 219,200
Polk $ 555,000 $ 685,000
Potter $ 11,854,800 $ 14,631,600
Presidio $ 44,400 $ 54,800
Rains $ 44,400 $ 54,800
Randall $ 355,200 $ 438,400
Reagan $ 66,600 $ 82,200
Real $ 44,400 $ 54,800
Red River $ 155,400 $ 191,800
Reeves $ 111,000 $ 137,000
Refugio $ 66,600 $ 82,200
Roberts $ 22,200 $ 27,400
Robertson $ 66,600 $ 82,200
Rockwall $ 1,398,600 $ 1,726,200
Runnels $ 199,800 $ 246,600
Rusk $ 643,800 $ 794,600
Sabine $ 133,200 $ 164,400
San Augustine $ 88,800 $ 109,600
San Jacinto $ 88,800 $ 109,600
San Patricio $ 777,000 $ 959,000
San Saba $ 22,200 $ 27,400
Schleicher $ 66,600 $ 82,200
Scurry $ 244,200 $ 301,400
Shakelford $ 44,400 $ 54,800
Shelby $ 266,400 $ 328,800
Smith $ 12,565,200 $ 15,508,400
Somervell $ 88,800 $ 109,600
Starr $ 244,200 $ 301,400
Stephens $ 133,200 $ 164,400
Sterling $ 22,200 $ 27,400
Stonewall $ 44,400 $ 54,800
Sutton $ 66,600 $ 82,200
Swisher $ 88,800 $ 109,600
Tarrant $ 50,704,800 $ 62,581,600
Taylor $ 5,772,000 $ 7,124,000
Terry $ 199,800 $ 246,600
Titus $ 865,800 $ 1,068,600
Tom Green $ 4,750,800 $ 5,863,600
Travis $ 45,221,400 $ 55,813,800
Trinity $ 66,600 $ 82,200
Tyler $ 244,200 $ 301,400
Upshur $ 355,200 $ 438,400
Upton $ 22,200 $ 27,400
Uvaled $ 555,000 $ 685,000
Val Verde $ 843,600 $ 1,041,200
Van Zandt $ 310,800 $ 383,600
Victoria $ 4,706,400 $ 5,808,800
Walker $ 1,176,600 $ 1,452,200
Waller $ 177,600 $ 219,200
Ward $ 133,200 $ 164,400
Washington $ 954,600 $ 1,178,200
Webb $ 3,862,800 $ 4,767,600
Wharton $ 1,398,600 $ 1,726,200
Wheeler $ 133,200 $ 164,400
Wichita $ 7,059,600 $ 8,713,200
Wilbarger $ 510,600 $ 630,200
Willacy $ 155,400 $ 191,800
Williamson $ 4,284,600 $ 5,288,200
Wilson $ 244,200 $ 301,400
Winkler $ 133,200 $ 164,400
Wise $ 333,000 $ 411,000
Wood $ 466,200 $ 575,400
Yoakum $ 66,600 $ 82,200
Young $ 355,200 $ 438,400
Zapata $ 22,200 $ 27,400
Zavala $ 66,600 $ 82,200
Totals $ 914,062,800 $ 1,128,167,600
 
SOURCE: Texas Medical Association.
* Estimates of charity and bad debt by Texas physicians were calculated based on a 1998 Survey of Texas Physicians jointly prepared by the Texas Medical Association and MVA Research, Inc.