Mississippi Hospital to Close After Losing Critical Access Designation

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Source: Becker’s Hospital CFO

Pioneer Community Hospital in Newton, Miss., will not accept any new patients after Dec. 1, according to a WTOK report.

In a news release, Pioneer Community Hospital CEO Mark Norman said the hospital’s emergency department will close as of Dec. 1, and the hospital will not accept any new patients after that date.

Pioneer Community Hospital officials attributed the closure to the hospital losing its critical access designation.

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