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LSU hospital deals cost less than expected

Tuesday, 15 July 2014 07:31
In response to an Associated Press request, DHH released updated financial data showing the hospital deals cost the state just over $1 billion in the fiscal year that ended June 30, paid with state and federal Medicaid dollars. The budget assumed $52 million more than was spent. Final accounting for the overall Medicaid program won't be complete until October, so it won't be clear until then if the health department has a surplus.
Lafayette Hospital Cited For Failure to Pay Bills
Monday, 14 July 2014 13:38
7 hours 10 minutes ago by Akeam Ashford The Community Rehabilitation Hospital of Lafayette is under fire after failing to pay its employees and its bills. Located on the Evangeline Thruway, the hospital is a specialty long-term care facility with 22-beds. The hospital is privately owned and does not have any relations to any major hospital in Acadiana. KATC was alerted of the hospital's issues when an employee reached out to us after months of…
Community rallies to bring injured Murray teen home
Monday, 07 July 2014 17:29
MURRAY — Family and friends of a Murray girl who was involved in a rollover car crash in Louisiana are rallying together to raise money to bring her home. Makenzie Morris, 18, remained in a Louisiana hospital Tuesday undergoing a series of surgeries following the crash. Among her many injuries, her right leg was amputated from the thigh down. Janae Hutchins, a family friend, said Morris will need months of rehabilitation following her surgeries.
Murray community rallies to bring injured teen home
Monday, 07 July 2014 13:02
MURRAY — Family and friends of a Murray girl who was involved in a rollover car crash in Louisiana are rallying together to raise money to bring her home. Makenzie Morris, 18, remained in a Louisiana hospital Tuesday undergoing a series of surgeries following the crash. Among her many injuries, her right leg was amputated from the thigh down. Janae Hutchins, a family friend, said Morris will need months of rehabilitation following her surgeries.
Hospital mourns passing of CEO Donnie Frederic
Sunday, 06 July 2014 13:09
slideshow Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center CEO, Donald J. “Donnie” Frederic, died unexpectedly on Friday, July 4. Frederic was on vacation with his wife, Jeanne, in Canada when he apparently suffered a massive heart attack. He was 60 years old. Since Frederic became CEO of Saint Mary’s in January 2012, the hospital has experienced significant growth.
Man flown from Mahoning crash
Sunday, 06 July 2014 12:24
A Louisiana man was flown to the hospital following an early-morning crash Sunday in Mahoning Township. At 5:30 a.m. Mahoning Township Police investigated a single-vehicle crash on Orioles Drive. A Mercury Milan driven by Pasquale Verrastro Jr. of Mahoning Township was traveling west at a high rate of speed when the vehicle went off the roadway, striking a tree. A passenger in the vehicle, Alexander Landry of Mandeville, Louisiana, was entrapped with major injuries.
Funeral arrangements set for ATV crash victim
Saturday, 05 July 2014 16:03
KNOE (Monroe, LA) - Funeral arrangements have been scheduled for a young North Louisiana woman who died in a tragic ATV wreck Friday night. Courtney Kenney, 23 of Monroe will be buried Monday at the Jewish Cemetery on Manassas Street. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. in the chapel at Mulhearn Funeral Home on Sterlington Road. Kenney was killed on the evening of July 4 while aboard a 4-wheeled Polaris Ranger ATV,…
Residents Arrive on Hospital Campuses
Monday, 30 June 2014 15:07
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Sex offender accused of stabbing Valrico teen facing more charges
Thursday, 26 June 2014 07:16
While 16-year-old Ashley Lyon continues to recover from multiple stab wounds in a Louisiana hospital, the man accused of putting her there faces more charges. Hillsborough County Sheriff's detectives have obtained an additional arrest warrant for 41-year-old Steven Myers, a registered sex offender, charging him with five counts of using a computer, electronics (cell phone) to seduce and solicit a minor for sex.
Slow recovery for Valrico teen Ashley Lyon
Tuesday, 24 June 2014 01:50
LAFAYETTE, La. - A Valrico teenager who authorities say was stabbed by a sex offender is struggling this morning to recover from surgery in a Louisiana hospital. Ashley Lyon's mother updated her Facebook page Wednesday morning and wrote that overnight, Ashley was struggling to breathe on her own and had to be intubated. The 16-year-old had surgery Tuesday night for a blood clot in her leg.
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