Genesis Received New Designation

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Genesis Received New Designation

Zanesville Times Recorder – WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown announced he helped Genesis HealthCare System, located in Zanesville, receive a new designation that will increase the federal resources available to the Muskingum County hospital that employs about 3,000 Ohioans.

Brown worked with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to designate Genesis as a Sole Community Hospital. This classification will allow the hospital to receive increased Medicare reimbursement, resulting in an additional $6 million per year for the hospital. Brown's efforts will help Genesis maintain jobs and continue providing needed health care services to Ohioans.

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