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Santa Clara County fines hospitals for failing to comply with COVID-19 testing order – San José Spotlight

Santa Clara County has issued more than $40,000 in fines to private health systems for failing to comply with its coronavirus testing order. HCA Healthcare’s Regional…

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Santa Clara County has issued more than $40,000 in fines to private health systems for failing to comply with its coronavirus testing order.
HCA Healthcare’s Regional Medical Center in San Jose was fined $22,750 for failing to adequately notify patients of their right to a COVID-19 test.
An enforcement officer inspected the center Oct. 20, noting the hospital did not “conspicuously” post COVID-19 testing notices in 13 different rooms, according to the notice of violation.
Santa Clara County issued…

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