The mission of the Not-For-Profit Hospital Corporation (NFPHC) is to hold the land, improvements, and equipment of the hospital known as United Medical Center, to operate the hospital, and to sell or otherwise transfer all or part of the hospital and site to a qualified buyer, once identified.
NFPHC, commonly known as United Medical Center and United Medical Nursing Center, is an independent District instrumentality, created by legislation adopted by the Council of the District of Columbia. It provides inpatient, outpatient, psychiatric, and emergency care, and managing a skilled nursing facility (SNF). NFPHC is located east of the Anacostia River in the Southeastern section of Washington, D.C. Its primary service market includes residents of Wards 7 and 8 and the state of Maryland’s Prince George’s County. Approximately 80 percent of United Medical Center’s hospital admissions were paid for by the public programs Medicare or Medicaid.