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Hospital’s Bottom Line Just Got Better
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It’s been a long time coming, but Bear Valley Community Hospital is officially a critical access hospital. Ray Hino, CEO of the healthcare district, got the official word Aug. 7. It will mean a big boon to the bottom line, at least $800,000 a year, Hino said. In approving the budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year, the board agreed to remove anticipated funds in relation to critical access for July and August. Hino said he is hopeful with the new designation, the lost funds can be made up.