A Tennessee-based hospital chain has agreed to buy Health Management Associates for $7.6 billion, it was announced Tuesday.
The acquisition would make Community Health Systems a company with 206 hospitals and 31,000 beds in 29 states.
Among those hospitals would be two local HMA facilities, Lancaster Regional and Heart of Lancaster.
The price includes the assumption of $3.7 billion in HMA debt.
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