At their last meeting, the Johnson County Healthcare Board of Trustees approved price increases, increases in wages and pension contributions and the capital budget in preparation for approval of their final operating budget later this month.
Prices will increase 5% for most departments in the hospital and in the clinic, while prices in the Amie Holt Care Center will increase to $210 per day for a semi-private room and $215 per day for a private room. Prices in the Alzheimers Unit will increase from $206 to $212 per day.
Wages will be increased 3% in FY2013, with some special increases for selected personnel.
A $211,365 pension contribution (3%) was also approved.
The Board of Trustees voted to approve the increases.
The final operating budget is scheduled to be adopted at their next meeting July 25.