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Riverview Hospital Seeks Additional Staff

Riverview Hospital Seeks Additional Staff

| February 12, 2015

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – The Maine Department of Health and Human Services is requesting money to hire more than two dozen new workers at Riverview Psychiatric Center to help deal with what some call dangerous conditions. Agency Commissioner Mary Mayhew appeared Wednesday before the Legislature’s Appropriations and Financial Affairs Committee to discuss the 92-bed, state-run […]

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State to Appeal Decision to Cut $19 Million From State-Run Hospital

State to Appeal Decision to Cut $19 Million From State-Run Hospital

| October 3, 2013

Maine health officials say they’ll appeal a decision by the federal government to cut $19 million from a state-run psychiatric hospital. The health department said Thursday that it was notified by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services of the decision to terminate Riverview Psychiatric Center’s federal funding. That’s about half its operating budget. The […]

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