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HOSPITAL DEAL GETTING CLOSER TO REALITY

The Merger Of Two Area Healthcare Organizations Is Getting Closer. The Only Thing Separating Mountain States Health Alliance And Wellmonth Health System From Becoming One Is An Official Closing Date. Hospital Officials Expect The Merger To Close Sometime Before January 31st. At That Time The Tennessee Department Of Health Will Grant The Merged System, To Be Called Ballad Health, A Certificate Of Public Advantage That Protects It From Antitrust Scrutiny.