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By Marcus Huff
Staff Writer 

Thermopolis hospital faces district decision


October 6, 2016

THERMOPOLIS – Hot Springs County voters will determine the future of the Hot Springs County Memorial Hospital on Nov. 8, with the ability to vote on creating a hospital district, financed with a series of tax increases, or to allow the hospital to continue in its current model.

Faced with state budget and Medicare and Medicaid cuts, some fear the hospital cannot maintain at it’s current level, and when allowed three years ago, formed a political action committee to form a hospital district.

Tobi Johanson, a Thermopolis resident and member of Yes for Our Hospital PAC, fears that the poss...

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