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By Katie Teachout
The Journal 

Bostrom: Hospital may lose $400,000 in monthly revenue

Gov. Inslee’s order jeopardizes health of rural facilities


Last updated 4/16/2020 at 1:09pm

RITZVILLE — Hospitals statewide are taking a financial hit with Gov. Jay Inslee's order to suspend any non-essential services, and East Adams Rural Healthcare is doing their best to weather the storm.

“We are still providing our swing bed, inpatient and emergency services, but our rehabilitation therapy and outpatient clinic services are very minimal right now, because folks should be staying at home unless they need care to prevent them from really having a detrimental effect to their health,” Chief Executive Officer Corey Fedie said last week. “The outpatient services are drastic...

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