ELLWOOD CITY, Pa. (KDKA) — The FBI raided the now-closed Ellwood City Medical Center.
More than 20 agents spent hours at the hospital on Thursday.READ MORE: Butler Health System Reducing Hours At COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics
They collected records, payments and financial statements.
The FBI had previously investigated the hospital’s owner, Americore, when it did not pay employees.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership's 'State Of Downtown' Virtual Conference Set To Begin
The district attorney’s office in Lawrence County is also conducting a criminal investigation.
The hospital closed in early December 2019.MORE NEWS: Westmoreland Co. Teenager Honored For Saving His 2-Year-Old Brother's Life
The Health Department closed the emergency room and inpatient services around Thanksgiving following an inspection.