Tulare Hospital Board Seeks to Force HCCA to Turn Over Financials, Stop Looking for Loans

Arguments were heard Friday morning and will be continued to Monday. Members of the Tulare Local Healthcare District’s Board of Directors have taken their first strike at Healthcare Conglomerate Associates (HCCA) in court. Lawyers with McCormick Barstow, the firm which represents the district, will argue in favor of a proposed temporary restraining order that would […]

Tulare Hospital In Arrears, HCCA Claims Breach of Contract

See also: an interactive timeline, “Tulare Regional Medical Center: A Past Due Timeline” The Tulare Local Healthcare District is in breach of its obligations to Healthcare Conglomerate Associates (HCCA), the company has claimed in a recent letter, including upwards of $8 million in money owed to the hospital management company. HCCA is putting the district […]

TLHCD’s Wilbourn Resigns, Meeting Cancelled – Then Held in Evolutions Lobby

An issue of competing agendas for Tulare’s hospital meeting cleared itself up Wednesday, when officials with Healthcare Conglomerate Associates (HCCA) abruptly cancelled Wednesday’s scheduled regular meeting. But one was still held anyway — by Kevin Northcraft, Mike Jamaica, and Senovia Gutierrez. Linda Wilbourn and Richard Torrez were absent again — because Wilbourn had resigned and […]

UPDATED: HCCA to TRMC Board Majority: Cease. Desist. Prepare for Legal Action.

Officials with Healthcare Conglomerate Associates (HCCA) have made it clear that they’re not pleased with Tulare Local Healthcare District board members Kevin Northcraft, Mike Jamaica and Senovia Gutierrez’ string of special meetings. They’ve brought in the big guns to bring the point home. The company has retained the services of Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, a […]