Putnam County Hospital 2019

Audio: Former CEO at Putnam County Memorial Hospital Pleads Guilty to $114 million billing scheme

A former executive of a northern Missouri hospital pleaded guilty in federal court in Florida to a $114 million pass-through billing scheme. The Justice Department in Washington says former Putnam County Memorial Hospital chief executive officer David Lane Byrns pleaded guilty to a one-count information charging him with conspiracy to commit health care fraud. Byrns pleaded […]

Grundy R-5 School

Grundy R-5 Board of Education approves resignations

The Grundy County R-5 Board of Education approved Thursday evening covering the cost of blood tests for employees not on the school’s insurance. Basic blood tests would cost $19 per employee with employees on the school insurance to have the cost covered by insurance. The board discussed exploring other possibilities for employee health insurance. Midwest […]