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Financial losses lead rural Doctors Medical Center to close
Healthcare Finance News

Doctors Medical Center in San Pablo, Calif. closed its doors on Tuesday after losing money for years, highlighting the challenge to health systems that serve the poor.

A new urgent care facility opened nearby this week to help serve the population. About 80 percent of Doctors’ patient revenue came from Medicare and Medi-Cal, the state’s Medicaid program while fewer than 10 percent of the hospital’s patients had private insurance, according to published reports.