Attorney General: Hospital Conversions


Hospital Conversions

Pursuant to Conn. Gen. Stat. 19a-486 et seq., the Office of the Attorney General is responsible for reviewing proposed transfers of assets or operations of nonprofit hospitals to for-profit entities within the State of Connecticut. The Attorney General's review and approval is required whenever a nonprofit hospital enters into an agreement to transfer a material amount of its assets or operations to a for-profit entity. These reviews are conducted jointly with the Department of Public Health, Office of Health Care Access.

The Nonprofit Hospital Conversion Act is found in Chapter 368v and sections 19a-486 through 19a-486h of the Connecticut General Statutes.

The Office of the Attorney General is currently reviewing two(2) non-profit hospital conversions:

Documents for recent Hospital Conversion dockets are available in the Hospital Conversions Archive.

Eastern Connecticut Health Network, Inc. (ECHN)

Currently our Office is reviewing the proposed transfer of certain assets from Eastern Connecticut Health Network, Inc. and its affiliated entities (collectively, "ECHN") to Prospect Medical Holdings, Inc., a California based healthcare services company.


The following are documents from this review process.


Post Decision Documents


Conversion Documents

Public Comments

  • N/A

Pre Decision Documents


Conversion Documents

Public Comments


Greater Waterbury Health Network, Inc. (The Waterbury Hospital)

Currently our Office is reviewing the proposed transfer of certain assets from Greater Waterbury Health Network, Inc. and its affiliated entities (collectively, "GWHN") to Prospect Medical Holdings, Inc., a California based healthcare services company.


The following are documents from this review process.


Post Decision Documents


Conversion Documents

Public Comments

  • N/A

Pre Decision Documents


Conversion Documents

Public Comments



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