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Community Hospital Corporation Applauds LTACH Moratorium Sunset

Plano, Texas – October 2, 2017 – The federal moratorium that prohibited the expansion and growth of Long Term Acute Care Hospitals, or LTACHs, expired on Sept. 30, 2017, opening the door for LTACHs to serve an increased role in the care continuum.

“We applaud this outcome,” said Jim Kendrick, President and CEO for Community Hospital Corporation (CHC). “Many communities currently have accumulated unmet medical needs because they were formerly unable to consider this important level of post-acute care. With the LTACH moratorium lifted, there is opportunity for the expansion of...


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Community Hospital Corporation applauds LTACH moratorium sunset

The federal moratorium that prohibited the expansion and growth of Long Term Acute Care Hospitals, or LTACHs, expired on Sept. 30, 2017, opening the door for LTACHs to serve an increased role in the care continuum.

“We applaud this outcome,” said Jim Kendrick, President and CEO for Community Hospital Corporation (CHC). “Many communities currently have accumulated unmet medical needs because they were formerly unable to consider this important level of post-acute care. With the LTACH moratorium lifted, there is opportunity for the expansion of LTACH beds and the growth of...


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Community Hospital Corporation Announces Management of Arkansas Continued Care Hospital of Jonesboro

Plano, Texas (Sept. 7, 2017) Community Hospital Corporation (CHC) is pleased to announce its management of Arkansas Continued Care Hospital of Jonesboro, a 44-bed long-term acute care hospital, or LTACH, located in Jonesboro, Arkansas.

An LTACH is a hospital offering a specialized level of care for patients with complex medical conditions.

“A presence in Arkansas is an extension of CHC’s expertise in bringing this valuable healthcare service to fulfill a need in community healthcare,” said April Myers, Senior Vice President of Post-Acute Operations for CHC. As part of its Post-Acute Care...


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‘Hospital within a hospital’ recognized at Baptist Health

ContinueCare Hospital, a long-term acute care hospital, celebrated full licensure with the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services by hosting a community open house and ribbon-cutting Monday.

ContinueCare, located on Baptist Health Paducah’s fifth floor, was formed two years ago as a separate holding company. It is 60 percent owned by Baptist Health and 40 percent owned by Community Hospital Corporation of Plano, Texas.

Read the full article in The Paducah Sun, July 17,...


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Community Hospital Corporation’s April Myers Named to NALTH Board

PLANO, TX – (June 5, 2017) – Community Hospital Corporation’s (CHC) April Myers, senior vice president of Post-Acute Operations, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the National Association of Long Term Hospitals (NALTH). Myers brings to the NALTH Board extensive knowledge and management experience in post-acute care. She has focused on improving operations for CHC’s long-term acute care hospitals (LTACHs) since becoming part of CHC in January of 2016. Prior, she held various leadership roles with Kindred Healthcare.

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ContinueCARE Hospital: MMH’s long-term care facility offers compassionate care

When a patient is ready to be discharged from a general acute care hospital, but is still very sick with a complex medical condition, a long-term acute care hospital is often a viable option for treatment. LTCHs provide a bridge between the general acute care hospital and lower level of care. LTCH patients benefit from a longer period of recovery and around-the-clock care.

Read the full Midland Reporter-Telegram (Dec. 13,...


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ContinueCARE Hospital: MMH’s long-term care facility offers compassionate care

When a patient is ready to be discharged from a general acute care hospital, but is still very sick with a complex medical condition, a long-term acute care hospital is often a viable option for treatment. LTCHs provide a bridge between the general acute care hospital and lower level of care. LTCH patients benefit from a longer period of recovery and around-the-clock care.

In the Midland and Odessa area, patients and families have come to rely on ContinueCARE Hospital at Midland Memorial Hospital — their community LTCH — for compassionate...


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