City of Angels’ admissions issues cited four years ago, Los Angeles County report says

Los Angeles Times, August 18, 2008

California and Los Angeles County inspectors found serious irregularities in the admission and treatment policies of City of Angels Medical Center four years before authorities raided it and charged its chief executive with providing unnecessary medical services to patients recruited on skid row, according to a report. After inspections in early 2004, state health officials ordered the hospital to correct an array of problems, including accepting patients with "questionable medical criteria for admission." But there is no evidence that the state ever followed up to ensure changes were made.


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