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May 31, 2013 at 11:49 AM

ACLU asks Inslee for temporary halt of hospital mergers

The ACLU of Washington and 10 other advocacy organizations have asked Gov. Jay Inslee to enact a six-month moratorium on state approvals of hospital mergers, saying religious-secular affiliations put patients at risk of being denied legal health services because of Catholic religious restrictions. Recently, the state Department of Health, through its Certificate of Need program, approved…


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