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Bill aims to close ‘loophole’ in hospital ownership law
California Watch

The chairman of the Senate health committee announced a bill yesterday that would close a “loophole” that allows hospitals and nursing homes to change hands without applying for a new license. When evaluating whether a health facility owner should be awarded a license, state authorities determine whether the company has adequate financial resources, ability to comply with laws and regulations and is “of reputable and responsible character.”

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