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Medical Center

2001 Medical Parkway
Annapolis, MD 21401
(443)481-1000
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What does not-for-profit mean for you?

A not-for-profit, community-based hospital

As a not-for-profit, community-based hospital, Anne Arundel Medical Center holds itself accountable to the people we serve — you.

A not-for-profit, community-based hospital


Investor-owned


Our assets stay in the community.

Their assets belong to investors/owners.

Our Board of Trustees is local and serves without pay. They balance financial decisions with community concerns. 

Individuals outside the community most often make the major decisions, with emphasis on creating profits for the stockholders. 

There is no "private" profit — no individual or corporation makes any profit.

While some stockholders might be physicians who practice at the hospital, community members are generally not allowed to purchase stock. 

All income above expenses is used to improve the health of the community. 

Profits often leave the community. 

We provide a full spectrum of care - education, prevention, and treatment - that benefits all members of our community.

Provide a full range of care that benefits the community they serve, but they must serve their investors first.  



Fiscal facts about not-for-profit/community-based healthcare systems

Not-for-profit/community-based healthcare systems/hospitals do pay some taxes, such as FICA, but are exempt from others, such as sales tax. In return, they must demonstrate their benefit to the community through charity care, outreach, education, and research programs.