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HealthWell Foundation

When health insurance is not enough

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four stars

96.66

P.O. Box 489 Buckeystown, MD 21717
tel: (800) 675-8416   Web Site
EIN: 20-0413676

Board Leadership
Stephen Weiner
Chair

CEO
Krista Zodet
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.66 four stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The HealthWell Foundation provides financial assistance to eligible individuals to cover coinsurance, copayments, health care premiums and deductibles for certain medications and therapies. If you've been prescribed a medication and your insurance company covers it, but you still cannot afford the coinsurance or copayment required, we may be able to help you by paying for part of your costs associated with the medication. Also, if you are eligible for health insurance, but cannot afford the insurance premium, we may be able to help with your insurance premium.

The HealthWell Foundation provides financial assistance to eligible individuals to cover coinsurance, copayments, health care premiums and deductibles for certain medications and therapies. If you've been prescribed a medication and your insurance company covers it, but you still cannot afford the coinsurance or copayment required, we may be able to help you by paying for part of your costs associated with the medication. Also, if you are eligible for health insurance, but cannot afford the insurance premium, we may be able to help with your insurance premium.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2017
Average grant amount
3,982
Number of patients assisted
88,979
Total dollar amount of grants awarded
353,429,000
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This impact information is current as of October 2018, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
96.9%
  Administrative Expenses 2.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.68
  Program Expenses Growth 41.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by HealthWell Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by HealthWell Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
HealthWell Foundation (MD) 96.66 four stars
Family Reach Foundation (NJ) 94.88 four stars
Patient Advocate Foundation (VA) 96.66 four stars
Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered (FL) 90.97 four stars
Connecticut Cancer Foundation (CT) 88.74 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $139,091,107
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $139,091,107
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $139,091,107
   Other Revenue $2,132,239
TOTAL REVENUE $141,223,346
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $107,760,631
   Administrative Expenses $1,817,478
   Fundraising Expenses $534,678
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $110,112,787
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $31,110,559
   
Net Assets $120,077,183

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Multiple Sclerosis $38,387,298 35.6%
Hepatitis C $15,101,168 14.0%
Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer $11,137,570 10.3%

Ratings History
HealthWell Foundation has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 03/01/2018 96.66 four stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 97.17 four stars
2014-12 09/01/2016 92.38 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 84.63 three stars
2013-12 10/01/2015 80.90 three stars
2013-12 08/01/2015 80.29 three stars
2013-12 04/01/2015 79.30 two stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 83.39 three stars
2011-12 02/01/2013 84.48 three stars
2010-12 09/01/2012 93.68 four stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 20-0413676
Name in IRS Master File HEALTHWELL FOUNDATION
NTEE Code E99
NTEE Classification Health - General and Rehabilitative N.E.C.
NTEE Type Health - General and Rehabilitative
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date June, 2005
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$232,050 0.21% Krista Zodet President
Other Salaries of Note
$12,000 0.01% David Knowlton Vice Chair and Secretary
$12,000 0.01% Jerri Scarzella Vice Chair & Treasurer
$12,000 0.01% Nancy Carteron Board Member
$12,000 0.01% Suzanne M. Miller Board Member

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
HealthWell Foundation (MD) 96.66 four stars
Connecticut Cancer Foundation (CT) 88.74 three stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Upper Midwest (MN) 91.52 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Tampa Bay (FL) 93.36 four stars
National Organization for Rare Disorders (CT) 98.21 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

HealthWell Foundation
P.O. Box 489
Buckeystown, MD 21717
tel: (800) 675-8416
fax: (800) 282-7692
EIN: 20-0413676

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Board Leadership

Stephen Weiner
Chair

CEO

Krista Zodet
President

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