Eleanor Alvarez, CEO of LeaderStat, right; Tim Schultz, interim administrator for the Monroe County Care Center, second from right; and Judy Vogel, staff clinical consultant, front left, answer questions from Monroe County Auditor Pandora Neuhart, left, and local Ed Vargo, rear, about the financial expenditures associated with LeaderStat’s management of the Care Center facility in Woodsfield Monday, Aug. 6 during the Monroe County Commissioners’ meeting.

‘I think we’re getting ripped off’

Care Center finances under scrutiny

Monroe County Auditor Pandora Neuhart brought her concerns about the money the county is spending at the Care Center to the Monroe County Commissioners’ meeting with management firm LeaderStat Monday, August 6.

“I think the contract is not being adhered to,” said Neuhart. “I think we’re getting ripped off.”

When Neuhart asked how long it would take for the facility to turn its finances around and stop losing money, answers were elusive.

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