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CEO of Fulton Medical Center fired

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Fulton Medical Center

FULTON, Mo. (KMIZ)

The former CEO of Fulton Medical Center said Thursday that he has been fired, effective immediately.

Mike Reece said he got word Thursday from NueHealth, the privately-owned health care company based in Leawood, Kansas, that owns the hospital. Reece said he had heard rumors that he would be fired in recent weeks and that he is considering legal action.

Reece told ABC 17 News this week that the financially troubled hospital had paid off about $3 million in debt over the past 18 months. Reece said the hospital owes the IRS about $3 million but expressed optimism in his interview with ABC 17 News that the hospital could pay off the debt.

NueHealth did not immediately respond to requests for comment.

Check back and watch ABC 17 News tonight for more on this developing story.

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Matthew Sanders

Matthew Sanders is the digital content director at ABC 17 News.

Jasmine Ramirez

Jasmine Ramirez covers areas including Cole and Callaway counties and Jefferson City for ABC 17’s evening broadcasts.

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