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Reservation hospital to lose Medicare, Medicaid money | The Olympian


Reservation hospital to lose Medicare, Medicaid money | The Olympian: The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services notified the administration of the 35-bed hospital on the Rosebud Indian Reservation on Tuesday that the funding cutoff will take effect March 16. The move, which comes after the November findings and a follow-up inspection in February that found remaining problems, is a blow to an already-underfunded facility operated by the federal Indian Health Service.

Citing the "serious nature and circumstances of this involuntary termination," the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services said in a letter addressed to Duane Marcellais, the acting administrator of the hospital, that if the facility wanted to re-enter the program it must provide "reasonable assurance of its capacity to maintain compliance with the Medicare requirements for certification."

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