New HampshireDepartment of JusticeOffice of the Attorney General

Pending Hospital Transactions

The Charitable Trusts Unit reviews acquisition transactions involving health care organizations in New Hampshire. Pursuant to RSA7:19-b, the organizations must file a notice together with relevant documents. The Director of Charitable Trusts may then make seek further information from the organizations. The notices, relevant documents and other information received relating to pending transactions will be posted on this page.

Frisbie Memorial Hospital/FMH Health Services (affiliate of HCA Healthcare)

On October 23, 2019, Frisbie Memorial Hospital filed a notice of proposed acquisition transaction with FMH Health Services, LLC, an affiliate of HCA Healthcare, Inc., whereby FMH would purchase substantially all of the assets of Frisbie. The notice was submitted in accordance with the requirements of RSA 7:19-b. Pursuant to that statute, the Charitable Trusts Unit must review the proposed transaction and issue a report by February 20, 2020. Persons interested in commenting on the transaction may do so by writing to or to Director of Charitable Trusts, Department of Justice, 33 Capitol St, Concord, NH 03301. Please do so by January 10, 2020. A public hearing on the transaction will take place on Monday, January 6, 2020 from 4 to 6 PM at Spaulding High School, Rochester. Snow date is January 7, also from 4 to 6 PM at Spaulding High School.

Littleton Regional Hospital Withdrawal North Country Healthcare

The Charitable Trusts Unit ihas issued its report concerning the withdrawal of Littleton Regional Hospital from North Country Healthcare Portable Document Format Symbol.

Exeter Hospital/Wentworth-Douglass Hospital/Massachusetts General Hospital

Documents pertinent to the review of the proposed transaction: between Exeter Hospital/Wentworth-Douglass Hospital/Massachusetts General Hospital.

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Charitable Trusts Unit
New Hampshire Department of Justice
33 Capitol Street | Concord, NH | 03301
Telephone: 603-271-3591