CHW Case Draws Concern

Finestone, Deborah
October 2000
Bond Buyer;10/27/2000, Vol. 334 Issue 31005, p1
Trade Publication
Reports on the investigation of Catholic Healthcare West's closure of a hospital in Long Beach, California. Threat to the tax-exempt status of past and future bonds; Financial flexibility of nonprofit hospitals; Possible precedent that will be set by the investigation.


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