NYC Gets Nod From State To Address Hospital Crisis

Law360, New York (August 16, 2013, 1:53 PM EDT) -- As New York City faces high-profile hospital closures and bankruptcies, the City Council said Friday that state officials have joined an effort to address the "loss of critical hospital services" even as top officials press for an infusion of up to $10 billion from Medicaid.

City Council Speaker Christine C. Quinn said she had secured agreement from New York State Health Commissioner Dr. Nirav R. Shah to have the New York State Department of Health participate in the effort, to be called the Citywide Health System...
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