Hospital CEO fields questions in Wauneta

Chase County Community Hospital CEO Steve Lewis fielded a wide range of questions at the April 16 Wauneta meeting about the proposed hospital bond issue.
    The informational meeting was the second about the project in recent weeks. A meeting was held in Imperial April 9 and a second was scheduled two days later in Wauneta, but was postponed due to a blizzard.
    The meetings are aimed at explaining why Chase County Commissioners have set a public vote on a $20.5 million bond issue to replace the existing hospital. Another $5.475 million will be paid for by the hospital itself through Medicare reimbursements
    Lewis started off the Wauneta meeting by explaining what the project is and why it is necessary.

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