Government / Politics

As partnership talks collapse, Hazel Hawkins financial picture shows serious stress

Rural hospitals are struggling nationwide because of declining insurance reimbursements. Some familiar with HHMH wonder if this is the problem, while others believe management decisions resulted in the hospital’s current state.

Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital is comprised of more than $100 million in infrastructure and business. Photos by John Chadwell.

Health

No bailout yet for Hazel Hawkins Hospital

Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare System conducting forensic accounting study to determine if partnership is possible.