Benzeevi hearing delayed until Monday

Editor’s note: This story has been updated to clarify that the first day of proceedings in the case was Tuesday, not Monday. One subpoena — served once Tuesday, revised and re-served Wednesday — derailed hearings that would have revealed the Tulare County District Attorney’s rationale for seizing funds from Healthcare Conglomerate Associates CEO Dr. Benny […]

Tulare hospital board to weigh $1.8m settlement with HCCA

Healthcare Conglomerate Associates (HCCA) could receive up to $1.8m from the Tulare Local Healthcare District in an agreement the district’s board will vote on tonight. If approved, the district’s former hospital management partner would release the Deed of Trust placed on Evolutions Fitness & Wellness Center, deem all promissory notes detailing debts to HCCA as […]

Auditors examine Tulare hospital’s closure, shed doubt on reopening efforts

Factors that contributed to Tulare Regional Medical Center’s shutdown last year included its former management company’s “high costs,” declines in patient volume, and the former board’s replacement of its Medical Executive Committee (MEC) according to a report by the California State Auditor’s office. Healthcare Conglomerate Associates (HCCA), the former management partner, also failed to bill […]