Massachusetts Law Could Stall Plan to Shutter Ailing Hospital

Higginbotham, Stacey
January 2001
Bond Buyer;01/12/2001, Vol. 335 Issue 31056, p1
Trade Publication
Reports that an existing Massachusetts law requiring the approval of the Department of Health before hospitals can be closed could stall Hallmark Health System Inc.'s plans of closing down a portion of its Malden Hospital. Dispute between Hallmark and the Health Department on whether the state government can pay for the health care system it wants and needs.


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