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Feds warn Vegas hospital over dumping patients
San Francisco Chronicle

The Las Vegas hospital accused of dumping psychiatric patients in San Francisco and other cities throughout California and the rest of the nation has been warned by the federal government to clean up its act or else face potential loss of its Medicare funding. Thursday’s letter from the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services put the state-run Rawson-Neal Psychiatric Hospital under the direct supervision of Nevada’s Department of Health and Human Services and gave hospital officials 1o days to submit a plan to correct its deficiencies.