Budget Shortfall

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YKHC Layoffs Begin

by Daysha Eaton on June 2, 2014

YKHC consists of a regional hospital in Bethel, nine regional facilities and 47 village clinics. The corporation employs around 1,500 people and has an annual payroll of 70 million dollars.

YKHC consists of a regional hospital in Bethel, nine regional facilities and 47 village clinics.

The Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation started handing out pink slips Monday. Switchboard operator, Hilary Jung, says she went into work for her noon shift and was called into an office by managers.

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Dan Winkelman took over as CEO of YKHC January 17, 2014.

Dan Winkelman took over as CEO of YKHC January 17, 2014.

The Y-K Delta’s first skilled nursing facility is open and just received the federal certification necessary for payment from for Medicare and Medicaid. The certification comes just as Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation, which runs the Elders Home, faces an 11.7-million-dollar budget shortfall.

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