The Hospital Board was authorized by the State of Florida to levy up to three (3) mills per year on all taxable real and personal property in Citrus County. Up to one and one-half (1 1/2) mills per year, which is included in the maximum millage of three (3) mills per year, may be used to repay bonds principal and interest, however the Florida Legislature removed ad valorem taxing authority, pursuant 2014-254 Laws of Florida.

On October 31st 2014, the Citrus County Hospital Board entered into a 50-year long-term lease with Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) for hospital operations.

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