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Overview of Fort Defiance Indian Hospital

The FDIHB is a tribally chartered, 501(c)(3) nonprofit healthcare organization that operates and manages TMC and NDHC. It has a ten-member Board of Directors that oversees and approves facility operations. It is certified by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to offer a wide range of acute and ambulatory care services to patients. The two facilities provide healthcare services to an estimated 47,000 people; a majority of whom are members of the Navajo Nation and reside within the 16 Navajo communities/chapters of the Fort Defiance service area.

TMC is located at the Northwest corner of Navajo Route 7 and Navajo Route 12 in Fort Defiance, Arizona. TMC is an inpatient and outpatient facility with a 24-hour Emergency Room.

NDHC is located off Interstate 40 and State Highway 191 in Sanders, Arizona. NDHC provides basic outpatient services with a small laboratory, a pharmacy, and four exam rooms. It is open Monday through Friday from 8am to 5pm.

Total beds: 56

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospital

No of Affiliated Doctors: 78

Medicare Quality data

The Medicare quality data presented below is derived from the www.cms.gov hospital compare data. Star ratings are limited in scope to the data sources they are derived from. The Hospital Compare overall hospital rating summarizes a variety of measures across 7 areas of quality into a single rating for each hospital.

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Above national average

Same as national average

Below national average

Patient Experience (HCHAPS) data from Medicare

This data is based on HCAHPS survey by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (www.cms.gov).The HCAHPS survey is administered to a random sample of adult patients across medical conditions between 48 hours and 6 weeks after discharge; the survey isn't restricted to Medicare beneficiaries. Hospital Compare currently reports results for the categories listed below.    

67% Patients that would definitely recommend ( 5% lower than the national average )




The hospital accepts various types of health insurance, but individual coverage may be variable. You should check with your insurance whether the hospital is in network or not. You can make payment via online, check, cash, credit card or debit card.

Bethany Home Rd & 19th Av, Bus Station

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.

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