The Rhode Island Office of Attorney General (RIAG) and the Rhode Island Department of Health (HEALTH) will hold public informational meetings concerning the proposed sale of Westerly Hospital to Lawrence & Memorial Corporation.
Notice is hereby given that the Department of Attorney General and the Department of Health are each in receipt of expedited review initial applications for a hospital conversion filed by the above named entities. The separate expedited review initial applications were accepted for review on January 29, 2013 and are available as follows:
Department of Health: http://www.health.ri.gov/programs/hospitalconversionsmerger/ Department of Attorney General: http://www.riag.ri.gov/civil/healthcare/reviews.php
The public is invited to attend the public informational meetings scheduled for Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at the Westerly Middle School, 10 Sandy Hill Road, Westerly. Public comment will be accepted during the scheduled public informational meetings. The public informational meetings are scheduled for:
4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. March 27, 2013 March 27, 2013
RIAG and HEALTH will also accept written comments. Comments must be received by 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 3, 2013, where practicable. Written comments may be submitted at the public informational meetings or may be forwarded to:
Jodi Bourque Michael Dexter Health Care Advocate Health System Development Office of Attorney General Department of Health 150 South Main Street Three Capitol Hill, Room 404 Providence, RI 02903 Providence, RI 02908
If accommodations are needed to ensure equal participation, please contact the Attorney General's Public Information Officer at (401) 274-4400 ext. 2234 at least three business days prior to the public information meeting.