Mayor’s plan to cut services at Nashville General Hospital met with opposition

November 29, 2017

Mayor Megan Barry's plan to turn Nashville General into an out-patient facility and end in-patient care is being met with opposition, according to an article on the WKRN website.

Dozens of people attended a special-called Budget and Finance Committee meeting. Leaders with SEIU, the Tennessee healthcare workers union, General Hospital and Davidson County Sheriff Daron Hall were among those who presented and answered questions for the committee.

Unfortunately, none could answer how Mayor Megan Barry plans to execute her proposal to turn Nashville General into an out-patient facility and end in-patient care, the article said.

Nashville General has historically accepted the city’s indigent population. But that treatment has come at a cost for the city. For years, Nashville General Hospital has operated in the red.

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