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  • Tuesday Oct 3 | via The Sanatoga Post 

    Coverage Dispute Mars Hospital Celebration

    The upbeat arrival Monday of Reading PA-based Tower Health as the new owner of what is now called Pottstown Hospital, 1600 E. High St., was marred by a controversy that could mean thousands of area residents insured under Independence Blue Cross health plans may be asked to pay more of their health care bills because the hospital is no longer in its coverage network. A corporate battle erupted between Tower and Independence over terms and conditions to continue including Pottstown, and four other hospitals Tower bought from Community Health Systems, in the Blue Cross-recognized system of providers.

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