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Fighting Closure, St. Joseph Medical Center Will Submit ‘Improvement Plan’ To Feds

Posted on · Houston’s only downtown hospital will ask the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid to continue reimbursements beyond a Dec. 3 threatened cut-off. The hospital is finalizing a “system improvement plan” after a series of failed federal inspections and the Aug. 27 shooting of an unarmed, combative patient.