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Hospitals Pitching for Hospice Deals

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Tampa General Hospital

More than a dozen groups are vying to win new hospice program contracts in Hillsborough and Pasco Counties, where state officials say they are lacking in end-of-life services, the Tampa Bay Times reports. 

BayCare Health System, Tampa General Hospital, Florida Hospital Tampa, Gulfside Hospice in Pasco County, and Hospice of Citrus County are among the groups that have submitted letters of intent for consideration, according to the Times.

Applications are due at the end of the month.