Kaweah Delta, Community Medical Centers both state TRMC’s October reopening date unlikely

Two of the Tulare Local Healthcare District’s potential partners have indicated that the Tulare Regional Medical Center’s reopening in October is unlikely. RFP responses obtained by the Valley Voice indicate that both the Kaweah Delta Healthcare District and Community Medical Centers would not be prepared to reopen the hospital by October. According to the hospital’s […]

Southern Inyo Healthcare District files suit against HCCA

Healthcare Conglomerate Associates (HCCA) has been hit with another lawsuit — this time, from the Southern Inyo Healthcare District. While the district is repeating many of its officials’ prior allegations, this is the first time that the Southern Inyo district has filed suit against HCCA. It also included Vi Healthcare Finance, a healthcare financing company […]

Tulare hospital’s $22m funding proposal shot down

The odds of the Tulare Regional Medical Center receiving $22m in emergency funding are down significantly after the proposal to fund the hospital was left off of a committee meeting agenda. At 10:30am, the California State Assembly Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services will decide whether or not to fund a laundry list of […]

Tulare hospital could get up to $22m; will not settle with HCCA

Tulare’s hospital could get an infusion of $22m if a proposal by Assemblyman Devon Mathis succeeds. As the hospital’s board explores Mathis’ proposal and other options, it has decided to stop negotiating with its former management company for a settlement. Mathis presented the proposal to the California State Assembly’s Budget Subcommittee for Health and Human […]

Ward: Tulare taxpayers paid too much on hospital bonds

Some federal funds meant to lighten the burden of taxpayers in the Tulare Local Healthcare District weren’t used for that purpose, Tulare County District Attorney Tim Ward told the public Wednesday night. Ward also updated the district’s board, and public, on his office’s investigation into Healthcare Conglomerate Associates (HCCA). The district was qualified to issue […]