How Serious Is the Financial Crisis Facing LA Area Hospitals?

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Today’s LA Times reports that almost two dozen hospitals in Los Angeles and Orange Counties are in danger of bankruptcy or closure. That could mean a loss of 15% of available hospital beds.



  • Rob Fuller - Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Downey Regional Medical Center
  • Carol Meyer - Chief Network Officer, LA County Department of Health Services
  • Glenn Melnick - Director of the Center for Healthcare Finance Research at the USC School of Policy Planning and Development


Warren Olney