Ruggerio submits bill to pause for-profit hospital conversions for one year

PROVIDENCE – Senate President Dominick J. Ruggerio on Tuesday said he's filed legislation that would impose a one-year moratorium on hospital conversions involving for-profit corporations. “The questions swirling around the financial instability of [Our Lady of Fatima Hospital] and [Roger Williams Medical Center] stem in no small part from their for-profit status,” said Ruggerio in…

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