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Murrieta hospital’s Medicare funding to be cut in wake of inspection revealing…
Los Angeles Times

Days after state officials announced that Southwest Healthcare System in Murrieta had received California’s first $100,000 fine for putting patients at risk of death or serious injury, federal regulators announced they plan to cut the hospital’s Medicare funding June 1.

State public health officials also said they had warned Southwest on Thursday that the hospital’s “license is in jeopardy due to ongoing systemic problems and a pattern of life-threatening lapses in care.”

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