Sacred Heart Hospital closes amid fraud scandal

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Sacred Heart Hospital on Chicago’s West Side is closing its doors tonight.

Employees got notice this afternoon, and the eight remaining patients are being moved.

The hospital is embroiled in a Medicaid and Medicare fraud scandal.

After  an FBI raid in April, two executives and four doctors were arrested.

They’re accused of approving unneeded and even dangerous surgeries.

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