Metropolitan Anchor Hospital (MAH)

Metropolitan Anchor Hospitals (or MAHs) are vital urban hospitals that provide crucial health care and other services to marginalized and underserved communities. MAHs face a challenging patient-payer mix. MAHs need sustained federal support to advance their successful programs, strengthen patient outcomes, and further improve health in their communities.

Jan 6, 2023
The convening of the 118th Congress this week is a reminder of Washington’s highly-charged political environment.
Jan 3, 2023
Sinai Chicago comprises a network of four hospitals, more than 15 community clinics, a community institute, and a nationally recognized research institute that all serve communities on Chicago's West and Southwest sides.
Dec 2, 2022
As Congress convenes for its post-election lame-duck session, we are turning up the pressure to secure additional support for hospitals and the patients and communities they serve. We need to put on a full-court press — and that includes all of us reaching out to our senators and representatives —…
Dec 1, 2022
University Health (UH), formerly known as Truman Medical Centers, is the non-profit successor to the public hospitals of Kansas City, Missouri, and Jackson County, Missouri. With two acute care hospitals and more than 70 primary and specialty clinics, University Health employs more than 4,500…
Nov 30, 2022
University Medical Center of Southern Nevada (UMC) is the largest public hospital in the state of Nevada, serving the Las Vegas and southern Nevada area as the region’s Metropolitan Anchor Hospital (MAH). UMC is the only hospital in southern Nevada with a Level 1 trauma center and transplant center.
Nov 29, 2022
As the chief academic teaching hospital of the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, Temple University Hospital (TUH) provides medical education to the next generation of physicians and biomedical scientists, while also serving the broader Philadelphia community through over 600,000…
Nov 23, 2022
St. Barnabas Hospital was founded as the Home for the Incurables in the Bronx in 1866 to care for chronically ill individuals who lived in New York City. Now known as the SBH Health System, it is committed to improving the health and wellness of its community and is dedicated to providing the…
Nov 22, 2022
NYC Health + Hospitals (NYC H+H) is the largest municipal health care system in the United States and a proud metropolitan anchor hospital (MAH). NYC H+H provides essential inpatient, outpatient, and home-based services to more than one million New Yorkers annually in more than 70 locations across…
Nov 22, 2022
Howard University Hospital (HUH) is one of America's most historic hospitals. The hospital was the first of its kind to aid in the medical treatment of formerly enslaved persons and African American servicemen returning from the Civil War.
Nov 14, 2022
The AHA has urged congressional leaders to include a number of important provisions in a year-end legislative package to ensure that hospitals and health systems are able to continue their mission of caring for the communities they serve.