The Minnesota Attorney General’s office announced it will be investigating the merger intent between Sanford Health and Fairview Health Services, a Minneapolis-based non-profit health system, Argus Leaqder reports.
The two healthcare systems publicly announced their planned merger last week.
“We are aware of the proposed merger between Fairview and Sandford,” John Stiles, deputy chief of staff and spokesperson for the Attorney General, said. “We have opened an investigation into the proposed transaction’s compliance with charities and nonprofit laws. We are also evaluating any possible effects on competition along with state and federal partners.” Read more.