Health

Judge rejects last-ditch attempt by Cochise hospital to keep doors open

WASHINGTON - Cochise Regional Hospital's last-ditch attempt to keep its doors open has been rejected by a federal judge, who refused to order Medicare to keep funding operations of the Douglas facility.


Cochise Regional Hospital set to close, after Medicare cut off funding

WASHINGTON - Medicare restrictions are crippling rural healthcare centers like Cochise Regional Hospital, which is set to close Friday after a funding dispute with the federal agency, an Arizona health expert testified Tuesday.