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Maine Scrambles to Regain Funds for Psych Hospital

Maine Scrambles to Regain Funds for Psych Hospital

| October 9, 2013

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Maine’s top health official says the department remains confident it will be able to reinstate federal funding for a state-run psychiatric hospital that recently lost more than half its operating budget. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid cut nearly $20 million dollars from the Riverview Psychiatric Center in Augusta last week, citing […]

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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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