Published March 5, 2016
ROSEBUD INDIAN RESERVATION — The Rosebud Indian Health Service Hospital on the Rosebud Indian Reservation has been granted a two-month extension to reach significant improvement agreement with federal officials to prevent losing its Medicare and Medicaid funds.
The hospital was informed of the extension on Friday. On Tuesday, March 1, 2016, the hospital received notice its Medicare and Medicaid funds would be terminated on March 16 because its not in compliance with regulatory requirements.
Several site visits have revealed significant problems in providing adequate care to the patients at the 35-bed hospital.
The hospital must come to agreement by April 29 to enter into a remediation program.