Cook County Health and Hospitals System CEO Dr. Jay Shannon warned commissioners about an “astonishing” increase in unfunded health care costs. [Ales Nitkin/The Daily Line]

Authors of the $1.8 billion budget for the Cook County Health and Hospital System were able this year to cut vacant positions and reshuffle appropriations to make up for an “astonishing” growth in unfunded hospital costs, system CEO Dr. Jay Shannon told Cook County Commissioners on Tuesday.

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