Hospital CEO fired, accused of double dipping in expenses

The CEO of a Minnesota hospital got the boot over allegations that he received duplicate reimbursements for travel expenses.

The Redwood Falls City Council unanimously voted Tuesday to terminate James Schulte, then CEO of Redwood Area Hospital, for misconduct, dishonesty and possible criminal violations, KLGR reported. A criminal complaint alleges that Schulte submitted and received $2,343 in inappropriate mileage reimbursements from 2007 to 2011 from vendors and the city. A special investigator reported that Schulte admitted to being paid by both groups for the same expenses.

The CEO's termination was effective immediately with no severance pay. Article