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Jefferson County approves UAB Healthcare Authority takeover of Cooper Green

   November 14, 2019

The Jefferson County Commission voted Tuesday to create a University Healthcare Authority with UAB Health System to manage daily operations at Cooper Green Mercy Health Services. Indigent healthcare across the county has been a concern for years, and in an April 3-2 vote, the Jefferson County Commission approved a measure to explore allowing a UAB University Healthcare Authority to manage operations at Cooper Green.

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