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Bipartisan Bill Would Repeal Ban On Physician-Owned Hospitals

By Chelsea Cirruzzo
June 5, 2019 at 5:54 PM
A bipartisan bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act’s ban on new physician-owned hospitals was unveiled Tuesday (June 4) by House Energy & Commerce health subcommittee ranking Republican Michael Burgess (TX) and Rep. Vicente Gonzalez (D-TX). The Affordable Care Act put a moratorium on physician-owned hospitals and limited the expansion of most grandfathered physician-owned hospitals. There are some exceptions that would allow a physician-owned hospital to expand. HHS recommended in a report in December that Congress consider repealing the ACA...


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