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Hospital Conversions Archive

Pursuant to Conn. Gen. Stat. 19a-486 et seq., the Office of the Attorney General is responsible for reviewing proposed transfers of assets or operations of nonprofit hospitals to for-profit entities within the State of Connecticut. The Attorney General's review and approval is required whenever a nonprofit hospital enters into an agreement to transfer a material amount of its assets or operations to a for-profit entity. These reviews are conducted jointly with the Department of Public Health, Office of Health Care Access.

The Nonprofit Hospital Conversion Act is found in Chapter 368v and sections 19a-486 through 19a-486h of the Connecticut General Statutes.

The Office of the Attorney General reviewed four(4) non-profit hospital conversions in 2013-2014:

     

    This is an archive of past Hospital Conversions.  See Hospital Conversions for the most recent reviews.

    Greater Waterbury Health Network, Inc. (The Waterbury Hospital)

    Currently our Office is reviewing a joint venture agreement between Greater Waterbury Health Network, Inc. and its affiliated entities (collectively "GWHN") and a subsidiary of  Vanguard Health Systems, Inc. 

    The following are documents from this review process.

    Conversion Documents
    Public Comments

    Eastern Connecticut Health Network, Inc. (ECHN)

    Currently our Office is reviewing the proposed transfer of certain assets from Eastern Connecticut Health Network, Inc. and its affiliated entities (collectively "ECHN") to a joint venture to be formed between Tenet Healthcare Corporation ("Tenet") and Yale-New Haven Health Services Corporation ("YNHHSC").

    The following are documents from this review process.

    Conversion Documents
    Public Comments

    Saint Mary's Health System, Inc. (Saint Mary's Hospital)

    Currently our Office is reviewing an asset purchase agreement between Saint Mary's Health System, Inc. and its affiliated entities (collectively "Saint Mary's") in connection with the transfer of substantially all of its assets, including, Saint Mary's Hospital, Inc., to a to-be-formed subsidiary of Tenet Healthcare Corporation ("Tenet").

    The following are documents from this review process.

    Conversion Documents
    Public Comments

    Bristol Hospital and Health Care Group, Inc. (Bristol Hospital)

    Currently our Office is reviewing the proposed transfer of certain assets from Bristol Hospital and Health Care Group, Inc. and its affiliated entities (collectively "BHHG")  to a joint venture to be formed between Tenet Healthcare Corporation ("Tenet") and Yale-New Haven Health Services Corporation ("YNHHSC").

    The following are documents from this review process.

    Conversion Documents
    Public Comments
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