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Dorothea Dix Hospital Will Not Lose Federal Funding

Posted March 16, 2001 6:00 a.m. EST

— Officials at Dorothea Dix Hospital are breathing easier after finding out they will not lose federal funding.

The Raleigh psychiatric hospital was in danger of losing more than $48 million in federal funding after inspectors found unsafe practices.

The hospital submitted a new plan to correct prescription errors, which satisfied federal regulators.