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KMC loses $3.5 million; supervisors seek oversight options
Bakersfield Californian

Kern County supervisors continued focusing Monday on the complex tangle of financial problems plaguing Kern Medical Center, and began exploring the possibility of another organization running the troubled facility. During their regularly monthly meeting the supervisors heard some good news — KMC has paid down its general fund loan to under $100 million after it had spiked close to the maximum $136.2 million county cap — and some bad news: It lost $3.5 million in September.