Stark: Probe Columbia for racketeering

Gardner, Jonathan
June 1997
Modern Healthcare;06/02/97, Vol. 27 Issue 22, p4
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Reports on the request of Representative Fortney `Pete' Stark, to the United States Justice Department, to launch a racketeering investigation into the business activities of Columbia/HCA Healthcare Corporation. Reason for the investigation; Reference to an article in the Wall Street Journal detailing a charge against Columbia by a former manager.


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