NJ Sens. Urged To Train Closer Eye On For-Profit Hospitals

Law360, New York (May 20, 2013, 6:01 PM EDT) -- Health care administrators and advocates urged New Jersey lawmakers on Monday to consider legislation establishing more oversight for nonprofit hospitals being converted to for-profit ones, amid growing public concern over a lack of transparency and the impact on patient care.

At a joint hearing of the New Jersey Senate's Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee and Legislative Oversight Committee, representatives from health care groups and labor unions encouraged the state to bring more scrutiny to bear on deals in which private investor groups or for-profit hospital...
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