County, DMH to discuss new lease agreement

With the lease agreement between the county and Doctors’ Memorial Hospital (DMH) set to expire in November, the Taylor County Commission and the DMH Board of Directors began discussing a modified lease Tuesday night, but a divided commission voted to table further talks until its workshop next week.

The abbreviated talks focused mostly on a proposed addition to the lease agreement, which would give DMH the authority to partner or participate with a regional health care system, but the language appeared to create confusion among the commission.

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