UPDATED: HCCA Says They Won’t Continue Funding TRMC, Will Consider Closure If Loans Not Approved

This story has been updated with a statement from a Crotholl and Morrison spokesperson. The end of legal wrangling over Senovia Gutierrez’ status on the Tulare Local Healthcare District’s (TLHCD) Board of Directors — she has officially been recognized as a board member — was overshadowed by a new threat: Healthcare Conglomerate Associates (HCCA) could […]

Dueling Agendas in Store — Again — for Wednesday Tulare Hospital Board Meeting

Senovia Gutierrez will, if all goes according to plan, officially be declared a board member at the Tulare Local Healthcare District’s September 27 meeting. It’s everything after that point that’s unclear. That’s because, as with the district’s prior meeting, two competing agendas have been released. One was released by Healthcare Conglomerate Associates (HCCA) and posted […]

More Of The Same for Tulare Healthcare District – For Now

The status quo remains on the Tulare Local Healthcare District’s Board of Directors after a brief hearing Friday morning, though arguments will continue Monday. That means that Richard Torrez, a member of the board, and Bruce Greene, an attorney representing Healthcare Conglomerate Associates, have not been forced to recognize Senovia Gutierrez as a seated member […]

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 […]