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California Hospital Assn Defends Consolidation in Wake of State Probe
Becker's Hospital Review

The president of the California Hospital Association has responded to questions and concerns about hospital-physician consolidation, saying “criticism of hospitals that are responding to the demands of federal and state laws is unwarranted,” according to a media statement. California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris sent subpoenas to several large systems as part of an investigation into whether affiliation agreements between large hospital operators in California and physicians are in violation of antitrust law.