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Hospital groups appeal to Congress on doc-ownership bills
Modern Healthcare

Three hospital groups have sent a letter to House Republican freshman urging them to oppose recent legislation that would repeal provisions in last year’s health reform law prohibiting the further construction and expansion of physician-owned hospitals.

The Federation of American Hospitals, American Hospital Association and Coalition of Full Service Community Hospitals said two House bills introduced in March would each have a negative effect on the nation’s community hospitals.