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Commissioners Approve FY14 Budget

The Travis County Commissioners Court today voted on separate measures to approve Central Health’s fiscal year 2014 budget and tax rate. According to the State Health and Safety Code Chapter 281.091, the County Commissioners must... Read more

Board Approves Marketplace Outreach Funds

There are more than 200,000 uninsured residents of Travis County, and under the new Affordable Care Act a large number of individuals will require information and assistance navigating the new health care landscape. The Central... Read more

Board Approves FY14 Budget

The Central Health Board of Managers took several steps to begin the new 2014 fiscal year, which starts on Oct. 1, at the regularly scheduled meeting last night. The board approved the new Central Health... Read more

Kuykendall Joins Board

The Central Health Board of Managers accepted Wednesday the appointment of William “Kirk” Kuykendall, J.D. to the board. The Austin City Council and Travis County Commissioners Court last week named Mr. Kuykendall as their joint... Read more

UMCB Ranked Nationally

U.S. News & World Report ranked University Medical Center Brackenridge second this week among all 32 acute care hospitals for adults in the greater Austin metro area. UMCB, owned by Central Health, is leased and... Read more

Board Approves Contract Expansion Funds

The Central Health Board of Managers approved the organization’s largest ever healthcare services expansion at the board’s regular meeting on Wednesday, July 10. Approximately 9,500 more individuals will now have access to essential healthcare services... Read more

Board approves contract for new SE Center

The Central Health Board of Managers last night approved a contract with O’Connell Robertson & Associates, Inc. for Architectural/Engineering (AE) services for the new Southeast Health & Wellness Center. This new health center, located on... Read more

New Teaching Hospital Approved

Central Health Board of Managers member Clarke Heidrick addressed attendees at a Seton Healthcare Family press conference on Tuesday, June 18th. The press conference announced the approval by Ascension Health, Seton’s parent company, to proceed... Read more

Board Approves Master Agreement

The Central Health Board of Managers approved adoption of the Master Agreement with Seton Healthcare Family, as well as ancillary documents, at their regular meeting on Wednesday, June 5. The Master Agreement begins the implementation... Read more