UIHC’s North Liberty hospital budget increase gets state approval

University officials mentioned inflation, supply chain and labor shortage issues as the three biggest factors contributing to their budget request.

A new budget was approved for the North Liberty hospital, set to be constructed by UIHC by July 2025.
A new budget was approved for the North Liberty hospital, set to be constructed by UIHC by July 2025. CREDIT ANGELA HOLMES

Nearly one year after first earning approval to a build a new hospital in North Liberty, University of Iowa Health Care won crucial approval Aug. 30 to raise the budget by 33.5% during a State Health Facilities Council meeting by a 3-1 vote. A $230 million budget was approved in 2021, with the new budget […]

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