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Atrium Health, Advocate Aurora Health merger suffers setback in Illinois
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Atrium Health, Advocate Aurora Health merger suffers setback in Illinois

A state board in Illinois initially voted against the deal, but then agreed to consider it later. The two systems are seeking approval of a merger that would create an organization with $27 billion in annual revenue.The planned merger of Atrium Health and Advocate Aurora Health, one of the biggest proposed hospital mergers in years, has run into a setback in Illinois.The Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board initially voted against the deal, but then agreed to consider the planned merger at a later time, The Chicago Tribune and other Illinois media reported Tuesday. The board said it would allow both systems to submit more information. The board’s approval is a necessary step for the deal to move forward. Advocate Aurora operates in Illinois - it’s the largest health syst...