Regional News: WEST

September 2010
Modern Healthcare;9/20/2010, Vol. 40 Issue 38, p20
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This section offers news briefs related to the healthcare industry in western U.S. Rudra Sabaratnam, former chief executive officer (CEO) and co-owner of City of Angels Medical Center in Los Angeles, California, was sentenced to two years in prison for fraud. St. John's Health Center in Santa Monica, has agreed to pay 5.25 million U.S. dollars to settle allegations that it inflated its charges to increase its share of Medicare outlier payments. The state of California has issued short-term no-interest loans to rural hospitals and clinics.


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