Benton Prosser Public Hospital District Commissioner Pos. 2
6-year term; No salaryA small reimbursement for expenses of evening meetings may be offered. Public Hospital District is responsible for the policies and quality of care provided at public hospitals throughout the service area. The commission sets the general policies of the district, which are implemented by the hired professional district administrator and hospital medical staff and personnel. One of commission's main duties is the adoption of the district's budget and proposal of any hospital levies to be placed on the ballot to the people. The commission sets policies and approves all spending via the budget, whether for operations or capital items or public facility maintenance and improvements. The council also sets salaries for district employees.
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Keith Sattler (NP)
Why did you decide to run for this position?
What are three major issues that will face your hospital district?
Of the three, which one is the most urgent?
What unique qualities do you bring to this job?
Concern for health care in our community
Efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.
Recruitment of health care providers.
The capital fund needs of the district.
The Affordable Care Act provides a floor of support for rural hospitals. If that floor is removed (which is the proposal) the future viability of rural hospitals will be in jeopardy.
Financial and business management. I am a Certified Public Accountant and consult with businesses large and small on financial and tax matters. I understand what is needed to keep businesses financially viable.
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