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Hospital chain averts federal funding freeze, expands in California
California Watch

A hospital chain narrowly missed seeing federal funding cut off to two of its Riverside County hospitals this week and also announced that it’s taking over five more hospitals in California, including one that’s faced a series of troubles. Southwest Healthcare announced Monday that it would not, after all, lose Medicare funding on June 1 under a plan that required heightened monitoring of the hospitals, the Los Angeles Times reported.