Hospital district considers budget options
Trustees see impact of proposed clinic lease
May 27, 2021
The board of trustees is currently considering two very different proposed budgets for Crook County Medical Services District’s next fiscal year. One includes the cost of renting the new Hulett Clinic, while the other does not.
Both versions of the budget include a deficit, which is not unusual, as federal funding is generally available to critical access hospitals as a reimbursement to help make up the difference. However, the loss to the district if it remains in the current building would be approximately $185,000, while the loss if the district agrees to lease space in Red Bluff Medic...