NY Lawmakers Seek Fix For Brooklyn Hospital System

Law360, New York (July 15, 2013, 5:06 PM EDT) -- A commission is needed to address Brooklyn, N.Y.'s "health care crisis," state lawmakers said Friday, introducing legislation that seeks to address hospital closures, bankruptcies and other challenges facing the New York City borough and its 2.5 million people. 

The proposal sponsored by Sen. Kevin S. Parker and Assemblyman Karim Camara, both Brooklyn Democrats, would lay out "no more than $60,000" in state funds to establish a commission to evaluate the health care network in Kings County and to make recommendations on how to lift the decades-long...
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