83872 ABFC Health Lawyer
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THE ABA HE ALTH L AW SECTION HEALTH LAWYER THE Volume 16, Number 1 November 2003 Patrick Coffey Peter C. Koch Ryan B. Whitacre Gardner Carton & Douglas LLP Chicago, IL Introduction During the last few years, a fundamennta controversy has emerged over the nature of nonprofit healthcare systems and their relationship to the communities they serve. The Attorneys General (the “Generals”) of a number of states, encouraged by apparent political ends, along with the Consumers Union and local advocacy...