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'Tremendous' financial risk in joining new GAMC system, Rice CEO says

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WILLMAR -- Rice Memorial Hospital hasn't decided yet whether to join the care coordination delivery system that's being formed for Minnesota's newly retooled General Assistance Medical Care program.

Hospital officials are looking at the financial projections, however, and have grave reservations.

"Based on what we know, the financial risk for us would be tremendous," Mike Schramm, chief executive of Rice Hospital, said this week.

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Anne Polta

Anne Polta covers health care, business/economic development and general assignment. Her HealthBeat blog can be found at http://healthbeat.areavoices.com. Follow her on Twitter at @AnnePolta.

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