Arizona Regional Medical Center closing due to financial stresses

Mesa, AZ - Financial stresses and reduction in Medicare reimbursements is forcing one Arizona hospital to shut down.

Arizona Regional Medical Center located at 515 N. Mesa Dr. in Mesa will officially close its doors on May 8, said Ken Eckhauser, hospital spokesperson.

The hospital has been financially stressed due to a reduction in Medicare reimbursements and uncompensated care among other factors, Eckhauser said.

It is not immediately known how many employees will be affected or if some will be transferred to the hospital's Apache Junction facility.

The hospital's facility in Apache Junction will remain open.

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