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Ascension to set aside $20 million from KC-area hospital sales for indigent care

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The owner of St. Joseph Medical Center and St. Mary's Medical Center has agreed to set aside $20 million from its pending sale of those hospitals for charitable care.

In a news release Wednesday, Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster said nonprofit Ascension Health agreed to the set-aside after concerns raised by his office that the money be made available for acute indigent care.

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