Corry Memorial Hospital was designated a Critical Access Hospital in 2005, when it received certification by Medicare and was licensed by the Pennsylvania Department of Health.

A Critical Access Hospital designation provides reimbursement at 101 percent of cost for hospital-based Medicare services.

Currently the hospital is an independent, 25-bed acute-care facility with a 10-bed distinct geriatric behavioral health unit.

The hospital serves the people of the Corry community and surrounding service area of about 35,000 people in rural northwestern Pennsylvania.

Corry Memorial Hospital is a 501(c)(3), not-for-profit organization that provides health care to the people of Erie, Crawford, and Warren counties and some patients in Chautauqua County, N.Y., eight miles away.

The extended service area covers about 774 square miles in a rural setting.

Corry Memorial Hospital provides financial assistance to qualifying patients in the form of charity/community care and discounted charges.

Corry Memorial Hospital is one of the largest employers in the area and a vital asset to the community and surrounding area, providing accessible, quality health care to the people in its service area, hospital officials said.

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