Los Angeles Times Editorial: Let Prime Healthcare buy Daughters of Charity's hospitals

"Daughters of Charity Health System, a Catholic nonprofit that operates six hospitals primarily for poor and elderly Californians, is reaching the last bead on its fiscal rosary. The chain is losing money at an alarming rate and wants to sell itself to Prime Healthcare Services, but prominent Democrats and a powerful union have called on Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris to block the deal. For all its faults, however, Prime remains the best hope for keeping the six hospitals open and their vital services operating. Harris should approve Prime's purchase with conditions designed to keep it from abandoning the Daughters' mission and abusing the healthcare system."

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