BMC – Bogalusa

This page concerns news of efforts to save and keep public Bogalusa Medical Center.

[Page updated June 21, 2013]

June 20, 2013, Board of Supervisors privatizes hospitalTaylor Schoen, LSU Reveille

June 20, 2013: LSU approves blank contractMarsha Shuler, The Advocate
 
June 20, 2013: Privatization backed for LSU’s Bogalusa hospital Melinda Deslatte, The Associated Press
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LINK to June 21, 2013 video of the Louisiana State Joint Legislative Committee on the Budget hearing regarding the Cooperative Endeavor Agreement relating to the Bogalusa Medical Center.
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SB 44 Passed into law!

SB44 NEVERS HOSPITALS – Authorizes the city of Bogalusa to levy a provider fee on the operation of hospitals within the city that may provide to DHH funding for state expenses for the Medicaid program within the city. (gov sig) (RE INCREASE LF RV See Note)

Other NEWS of interest:

June 15, 2013, The Bogalusa Daily News: Jindal signs Bogalusa hospital fund bill

May 18, 2013, The Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: LSU hospital deals appear to be short on funding

May 19, 2013, The Advocate: Budget short of hospital privatization funds

May 21, 2013, The Bogalusa Daily News: St. Elizabeth Hospital advertising local jobs

Map of DHH/LSU Charity Hospital administrative regions. Depicted in dark blue, Region 9 is located in right lower corner of the state just above Region 1 (New Orleans area).

Region 9: Livingston, St. Tammany, St. Helena, Tangipohoa and Washington parishes.

This is a downloadable PDF list of Louisiana House and Senate members, with constituents in Region 9 listed by name, political affiliation, locale, email and phone contact information.

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