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Feds accept hospital’s remedy plan
Gilroy Dispatch

A plan of correction addressing “serious” and “critical” deficiencies at Saint Louise Regional Hospital received the stamp of approval from the Federal Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, which will conduct an unannounced follow-up survey within the year to ensure the hospital is meeting all the conditions of participation as a Medicare provider. While the logistics of the survey are “an open book” in terms of when it will take place and what will come under the magnifying glass, “it’s not an open book test,” said CEO Joanne Allen Tuesday.