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Medicare officials weigh funding fate of two Riverside County hospitals
California Watch - Christina Jewett

Medicare officials do not take the decision they face in coming weeks lightly. They are weighing whether to offer two troubled hospitals additional chances to improve or to give up and “decertify” them. That’s Medicare-speak for cutting off their funding, a move that’s devastating to a hospital. The facilities in question are Inland Valley Medical Center, in Wildomar, and Rancho Springs Medical Center, in Murrieta.