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Sutter calls on Marin General to submit claims to arbitration
North Bay Business Journal

Sutter Health called on the now independently run Marin General Hospital to submit its claims alleging the Sacramento-based health organization improperly transferred millions of dollars out of the facility to arbitration – the latest development in the ongoing legal saga between the two sides.

The severance agreement reached between the two sides in 2006 requires certain disputes be resolved through arbitration – “thus avoiding more costly and protracted litigation in court,” Sutter said in responding to the lawsuit filed in late August by the Marin General Hospital Corp.