Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey Reacts To Hacienda HealthCare Closure

By Kerry Fehr-Snyder
Published: Friday, February 8, 2019 - 4:53pm
Updated: Monday, February 11, 2019 - 9:01am

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey is reacting to news that Hacienda HealthcCre is planning to close its facility after an incapacitated patient was raped and gave birth to a baby in late December. That patient has been removed but about three dozen others remain.

“We’ve put a 24-hour monitor inside Hacienda to make sure the patients are cared for and they are comfortable and now we’re working on the long-time solution for these people so their lives aren’t disrupted.”

Arizona regulators say Hacienda cannot close without written consent from the state. They gave Hacienda’s board until 4 p.m. Friday to answer questions about the closure decision.