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Springfield Hospital files plan to split from clinics in exit from bankruptcy

Springfield Hospital files plan to split from clinics in exit from bankruptcy
SPRINGFIELD, Vt. — Springfield Hospital and its associated Springfield Medical Care Systems clinics in six area towns have filed plans to exit bankruptcy as separate entities at the end of the year.The plans, filed last Friday in U.S. Bankruptcy Court...

Springfield Hospital, one of the Vermont town's largest employers, sits on a hill overlooking the town Friday, March 29, 2019.— Springfield Hospital and its associated Springfield Medical Care Systems clinics in six area towns have filed plans to exit bankruptcy as separate entities at the end of the year.Phil Scott’s budget that the Legislature is voting on this week, said Tom Huebner, special assistant to the governor for Springfield Hospital.” Should Springfield Hospital close, it would require patients to make longer trips for medical care, which could have an effect on their health outcomes, according to the filings.

Should the court approve Springfield Hospital’s plan, $2 million would be returned to Berkshire.Springfield Hospital executives last year talked with officials from Dartmouth-Hitchcock and nearby Valley Regional Hospital in Claremont and Mt.

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