Bexar County Mental Health Systems Assessment

In the summer of 2015, Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas, Inc. engaged the Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute to review the performance of Bexar County behavioral health systems. These findings are based on reviews conducted in the fall of 2015 and early 2016.

Bexar County Uninsured Care Assessment: Primary Care

In March 2015, Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas, Inc. commissioned Capital Healthcare Planning, an independent consulting firm, to identify and determine high-level needs of at-risk populations across the greater San Antonio area. Their objectives were to understand the current provision of care to at-risk populations within the markets; identify major gaps in care that might suggest an opportunity for Methodist Healthcare Ministries to provide additional resources; and to work with Methodist Healthcare Ministries leadership to develop consensus around developing a model and plan for service delivery.

State of the Nonprofit Sector

Funded by Methodist Healthcare Ministries the “State of the Sector” report shares an organizational snapshot of more than 421 nonprofits in Bexar County and 16 surrounding counties. The report by the Nonprofit Council concludes that nonprofit survey respondents provide services across a broad spectrum of areas; the largest are human services (22 percent); arts and culture (10 percent) and education. Human service organizations are the most financially stressed as they govern the gap between service costs and reimbursements. The most frequently expressed challenge, outside of funding issues, was the need to engage in community education and awareness.