Audio-Somervell County Hospital Authority Asks County To Cover Shortfall $294,024.85 (March 2010)Somervell County Salon-Glen Rose, Rainbow, Nemo, Glass....Texas


Audio-Somervell County Hospital Authority Asks County To Cover Shortfall $294,024.85 (March 2010)

9 March 2010 at 11:10:47 AM

For Glen Rose Medical Center's operations in January through February 2010. (Item 16 on the Somervell County Commissioner's Court agenda).

My rough transcript here -listen to the audio to be certain. (about 10 minutes) Also copy of PDF request here.

Darrell Morrison. Cash position for month of January 2010-$294,024.85 request for court.Approved at Authority board meeeting of Jan 26th-policy is from the hospital board, and not a county policy. Receipts vs Expenditures in handout. Net cash flow loss of $268,444.00. February 2010 $25,000 negative cash flow.  This is a request. Mike Ford-my understanding you are looking at or have contracted to do a 3 month audit for last 3 months up to this point. Larry Shaw- have advertised for RFP on financial audit for first 3 months of fiscal year (last 3 months of calendar year) readvertising for additional responses-whole board has not seen the responses. Finance committee-going to talk to an additional audit committee.. feel it necessary to use a different firm for the time being to have an independent view for it. Will probably act on it in 2 weeks. Have contracted for operational audit (Garry Whittle subcommiteee dealing with that. ) .. may contract with that firm to deal with it. Ford- request from finance committee or board as a whole? Shaw- January you will see numbers are not indicative as year as a whole. Way behind our original projection of a 1 million dollar loss for the year. Barnard-some money coming from Medicare? Shaw-85,000 due this month, just received 110, 000. More to do with cash flow than operations, need to pay some bills, not prepared to do that wihout your assistance at this time. Mike Ford-I make a motion that we approve the request. Zach cummings second. Lloyd Wirt-Ray elaborate. January  2 issues- revenue was 200,000 below December and January, surgery volume down, back up in February. Cash side historically a low collection month for us. Combination of 2 areas. Maynard-next month bring some examples of cost savings that you have done. Barnard-operational audit should increase efficience? Answer Possibly (not sure who said that). Ray has been doing efficiency audits. Maynard-this amount of request is not out of line with what we have always funded this authority, it takes this kind of funding. Independent business- over half the hospitals in the nation are in the red right now, medicare, managed care contracts, end it with private insurance, the way they pay is ridiculous.

Here's video and audio from the January 26, 2010 meeting, including the financial report

I clipped out the financial report from the January 26 2010 specifically

What about the Hospital Authority going back to ask Somervell County Commissioners Court to pick up the shortfall, also from January 26, 2010 meeting. The judge and Darrell Morrison had met with the Somervell County Hospital Authority Board regarding a memorandum of understanding about how the money was going to be asked for.

What Charley Thomas said a month or so ago about the financials.

Permalink Tags:          
     Views: 1405 
Latest Blog Post by salon -Did we elect a monarch? Bah to the Constitution? Trump and the Ukraine
More Posts You Might Enjoy
8/23/2019- Judgement Against The State of Texas and George Darrell Best
Audio-City of Glen Rose Town Council Meeting April 8 2019
On Texas Hospital Districts and Non-District Clinics and Whether The Ends Justify the Means
More Apparent Texas Open Meeting Violations by Ron Hankins- Somervell County Hospital District

 You! Leave a Comment! You Know you Want To!
You must be a registered member to comment on the blog.
Your first post is held pending approval to make sure you're not a spammer bot

 Not registered? Or you can login!

LOGON - Name:Password:

New poster comments are moderated, meaning they won't show up until approved... or not.  Be patient-we have lives outside this blog, so it might take awhile You want to be rude? totally stupid? inappropriate? Racist? Bigoted? Flame war baiter? Your post may be deleted. Spammers or people posting pretend interest comments but really wanting to hawk their latest book or sell stuff or govt propaganda flacks won't see their posts published. Comments do not necessarily reflect the viewpoint of the site owner(salon).
If you have a problem with logging in or registering, please speak up right away. Love your comments. Oh, except spammers
More on commenting

Click Here for Main Page

Today Is  
Saturday, September 21, 2019

Latest Posts

Did we elect a monarch? Bah to the Constitution? Trump and the Ukraine
salon 9/21/2019

Trump Snorting Adderroll -Podcast interview with Noel Casler who worked on The Apprentice
salon 9/19/2019

Time to Lock Up Ivanka Trump? She used a personal email account to send govt emails
salon 9/18/2019

Corey Lewandowski Is Just a Flat Out Liar
salon 9/18/2019

Not Ever Voting for Unethical Trump-but I'm not a fan of Biden
salon 9/15/2019

New in Trump's Swampy Government- Emuluments Case Back On
salon 9/15/2019

More Blog Headlines


salon > Quick update on this, via Pacer-Click on pic to see larger (Turk Case Update- Telephone Conference Hearing Set for March 8 2019 )

salon > Lance Been awhile. Send me an email at with the names of who you're talking about, above. Also, the newspaper editor is no longer local, ie officed here, but the paper is run.... (What Happened to Jerry Jacene? )

LanceHall > I'd love to see the Hotel Guest books and see if Jacene's name shows up long before he officially *found* the tracks.  I'd like to know if the Visitor's Bureau has emails wit.... (What Happened to Jerry Jacene? )

LanceHall > I see the land or that part of it is now in the hands of Glen Rose's own Corky Underwood. Is Jacene still involved?   I had already informed the Visitor Bureau manager (who's.... (What Happened to Jerry Jacene? )

Home | Blog Home | About | News | Piazza | Calendar | Audio/Video/Open Rec | Search
Write!  |profile | quotes |
top Daily | top Weekly |top Month | top Year | Top All! | archives | subscribe RSS