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Indy is poster child (again) for medical arms race

Indianapolis was highlighted in a new national study because its hospitals have been particularly aggressive at expanding their geographic reach—raising concerns among health insurers and even hospitals themselves that new medical facilities and market power can only lead to higher prices.

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IU Health readies bond sale

The Indianapolis-based hospital system plans to sell $228.2 million in bonds this week to refinance existing debt and pay to finish construction of its Saxony hospital in Fishers, set to open late this year.

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Building binge hasn’t crimped hospital profits

Indianapolis-area hospitals spent billions on construction in the past decade and increasingly tried to poach patients from one another’s territories. Yet last year—one of the worst economically in recent history—21 of 26 hospitals still were able to show operating profits.

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