ALSO NOTED: Critics urge changes in Ala. CON laws; Mass. AG urges hospital changes; and much more...

> Critics are urging Alabama's governor to work changes in the state's process for approving new healthcare beds. Article

> The Massachusetts attorney general is getting involved in some hospital operations issues, urging one to give up being an academic medical center and the other to become a mental health provider. Article

> The interim CEO chosen to run Atlanta's Grady Memorial Hospital is taking heat for postponing what some say are needed management changes. Article

> Florida's Senate has approved a bill that would freeze the state's Medicaid budget, eliminating automatic cost-of-living increases. Article

And Finally...  This French village has issued a decree banning death within its borders. Wonder if that will work. Article

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