Board of Supervisors names County Administrator John Nilon as interim CEO of Kern Medical Center

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The Board of Supervisors named John Nilon as the interim Kern Medical Center Chief Executive Officer Tuesday.

Nilon is currently the County Administrator. Nilon will temporarily replace Paul Hensler, who was removed Sept. 10.

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Supervisors also discussed loaning KMC more money following their budget shortfalls.

KMC Chief Financial Officer Sandra Martin asked Supervisors to increase the original loan amount from $101 million to $113 million.

The loan would help cover the money KMC owes to the state and California Department of Health Care Services.

That money will come from the county's general fund.

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