NBC News: Senate investigating whether ER care has been harmed by growing role of private-equity firms

NBC News: Senate investigating whether ER care has been harmed by growing role of private-equity firms

NBC News covered the recently announced Senate committee investigation into whether ER care has been harmed by growing role of private-equity firms.

A Senate committee has asked three major private-equity firms for information on how they run or staff hospital emergency departments to see if private equity’s management of a large share of the nation’s ERs has harmed patients

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