Hospitals scrambling to buy nursing homes

The hospitals owned by Boone and Hamilton counties are following the lead of Indianapolis-based Wishard Health Services and its parent organization by acquiring far-flung nursing homes, hoping the strategy proves as lucrative.

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KATTERJOHN: Get out and vote for Wishard

You know, there’s an election on Nov. 3, right? We’re not voting for president, governor,
mayor, or even dog catcher. We’re voting for a critical piece of the health care delivery system in central Indiana: whether to allow Marion County
Health & Hospital Corp. to sell bonds to build a new Wishard Hospital.

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