Tax abatement for rehab hospital gets final OK from Monroe County

At its regular Tuesday meeting, Monroe’s county council voted unanimously to give final approval of a tax abatement to Ernest Health, Inc. worth about $3.1 million.

Sometime in June, the company is now expected to start building a $20-million inpatient rehabilitation hospital at the corner of Curry Pike and State Road 46. Ernest Health already operates 28 hospitals across the country—most of them in a swath of states from Texas up to Montana. Continue reading “Tax abatement for rehab hospital gets final OK from Monroe County”

County council gives preliminary OK to tax abatement worth about $3.1M, would still generate $3.1M of paid taxes


In May this year, at the corner of Curry Pike and State Road 46, Ernest Health might be able to start building a $20-million inpatient rehabilitation hospital. And if construction goes as planned, the multi-state health care company could be treating patients there as soon as a year later.

That depends in part on getting a tax break from Monroe County.

The project took one step towards getting that boost from the county council of Monroe County, at its regular meeting on Tuesday night. With a unanimous vote, the seven-member county council gave preliminary approval to a tax abatement for Ernest Health. Continue reading “County council gives preliminary OK to tax abatement worth about $3.1M, would still generate $3.1M of paid taxes”