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Funding to Restructure Medical Examiner Services Approved

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

The Legislature, by unanimous vote, approved the budget transfers necessary to restructure the County’s Medical Examiner Program, operated by the County’s Public Health Department. Instead of utilizing a contracted Medical Examiner, employed Deputy Medical Examiners, and out-of-county autopsy services, the new approach shifts to an arrangement with Pathology Associates of Ithaca and Cayuga Medical Center to provide Medical Examiner and autopsy services locally. Briefing information provided to the Legislature notes that the measure shifts resources from transportation costs to improved Medical Examiner professional services.