Archive for Thursday, August 20, 2009

40 years ago: Hospital rate increase approved

August 20, 2009


A $2 increase in daily room rates, effective Sept. 1, was approved by the Lawrence Memorial Hospital trustees. Also approved were $10 increases in operating and delivery room rates and a $5 minimum charge for the emergency room, up from the current $3. Room rates at LMH were to range from $24 to $30 a day under the new plan.


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