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KAMALA D. HARRIS State of California DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Attorney General
KAMALA D. HARRIS
· Attorney General
State of California
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
300 SOUTH SPRING STREET, SUITE 1702
LOS ANGELES, CA 90013
Public: (213) 897-2000
Telephone: (213) 897-2569
Facsimile: (213) 897-7605
E-Mail: [email protected]
May 18,2015
By US. Mail and Email
James F. Owens, Esq.
Paul Hastings LLP
515 South Flower Street
Twenty-Fifth Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90071
RE:
Proposed Change in Governance of Lodi Memorial Hospital Association, Inc.
Dear Mr. Owens:
Pursuant to Corporations Code section 5920 et seq., the Attorney General hereby
conditionally consents to the proposed change in governance and control of Lodi Memorial
Hospital Association, Inc., pursuant to the terms of the Affiliation Agreement entered into by and
between Lodi Memorial Hospital Association, Inc. d.b.a. Lodi Health, the Lodi Foundation, and
Adventist Health System/West, d.b.a. Adventist Health.
Corporations Code section 5923, and California Code of Regulations, title 11, section
999.5, subdivision (f), set forth factors that the Attorney General shall consider in determining
whether to consent to a proposed transaction between a nonprofit corporation and another
nonprofit corporation or entity. The Attorney General has considered such factors and consents
to the proposed transaction subject to the attached conditions that are incorporated by reference
herein.
Thank you for your cooperation throughout the review process.
Sincerely,
[Original Signed]
JAMI L. CANTORE
Deputy Attorney General
For
SF2014512766
KAMALA D. HARRIS
Attorney General
Conditions to Change in Control and Governance of Lodi Memorial Hospital Association,
Inc. and Approval of the Affiliation Agreement between Lodi Memorial Hospital
Association, Inc., Lodi Memorial Hospital Foundation, Inc., and Adventist Health
System/West, d.b.a. Adventist Health
I.
These Conditions shall be legally binding on Lodi Memorial Hospital Association, Inc., a
California nonprofit public benefit corporation, and any other subsidiary, parent, general partner,
manager, member, affiliate, successor, or assignee of any of the above-listed entities (collectively
Lodi Health), Lodi Memorial Hospital Foundation, Inc., a California nonprofit public benefit
corporation, Adventist Health System/West, d.b.a. Adventist Health, a California nonprofit
religious corporation, and any other subsidiary, parent, general partner, manager, member,
affiliate, successor, or assignee of any of the above-listed entities (collectively Adventist Health),
any entity succeeding thereto as a result of the Affiliation Agreement, consolidation, merger, or
acquisition of all or substantially all of the assets of Lodi Health or the real property on which
Lodi Memorial Hospital 1 is located, any and all current and future owners, managers, lessees, or
operators of Lodi Memorial Hospital, and any and all current and future lessees and owners of
the real property on which Lodi Memorial Hospital is located.
II.
The transaction approved by the Attorney General consists of the Affiliation Agreement dated
December 31, 2014, between Lodi Memorial Hospital Association, Inc., Lodi Memorial Hospital
Foundation, Inc., and Adventist Health System/West, d.b.a. Adventist Health, any agreements or
documents referenced in or attached as an exhibit or schedule to the Affiliation Agreement,
amendments to the Affiliation Agreement, and any agreements or documents referenced in or
attached as an exhibit or schedule to any amendments to the Affiliation Agreement. All entities
listed in Condition I shall fulfill the terms of the Affiliation Agreement, and any other documents
referenced therein. All entities listed in Condition I shall notify the Attorney General in writing
of any proposed modification or rescission of any of the terms of the Affiliation Agreement.
Such notifications shall be provided at least thirty days prior to their effective date in order to
allow the Attorney General to consider whether they affect the factors set forth in Corporations
Code section 5923.
1
Throughout this document, the term "Lodi Memorial Hospital" shall mean the general acutecare hospital located at 975 S. Fairmont Avenue, Lodi, CA, 95240 and at 800 S. Lower
Sacramento Rd., Lodi, CA, 95242, and any other clinics, laboratories, units, services, or beds
included on the license issued by California Department of Public Health, effective May 1, 2014,
unless otherwise stated.
III.
For five years from the closing date of the Affiliation Agreement, Lodi Health and Adventist
Health, and all future owners, managers, lessees, or operators of Lodi Memorial Hospital shall be
reqtdred to provide written notice to the Attorney General thirty days prior to entering into any
agreement or transaction to do any of the following:
(a) Sell, transfer, lease, exchange, option, convey, manage, or otherwise dispose of Lodi
Memorial Hospital;
(b) Transfer control, responsibility, management, or governance of Lodi Health or Lodi
Memorial Hospital. The substitution or addition of a new corporate member or members of Lodi
Health or Adventist Health that transfers the control of, responsibility for or governance of Lodi
Health or Lodi Memorial Hospital, shall be deemed a transfer for purposes of this Condition.
The substitution or addition of one or more members ofthe governing body ofLodi Health or
Adventist Health or any arrangement, written or oral, that would transfer voting control of the
members of the governing body of Lodi Health or Adventist Health shall also be deemed a
transfer for purposes of this Condition.
IV.
For five years from the closing date of the Affiliation Agreement, Lodi Memorial Hospital shall
be operated and maintained as a licensed general acute-care hospital (as defined in California
Health and Safety Code Section 1250) and shall maintain and provide the following health care
services at no less than current2 licensure and designation with the same types and/or levels of
services:
a) Twenty-four hour emergency medical services, including a minimum of28 treatment stations;
b) Acute rehabilitation services, including a minimum of 8 rehabilitation beds;
c) Cardiac services, including the cardiac catheterization lab;
d) Critical care services, including a minimum of 10 intensive care beds;
e) Obstetric services, including a minimum of 16 perinatal beds;
f) Urgent care service.s;
g) Adult day care services; and
h) Women's reproductive health services.
Lodi Health shall not place all or any portion of its above-listed licensed-bed capacity or services
in voluntary suspension or surrender its license for any of these beds or services.
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The term "current" or "currently" throughout this document means as of May 1, 2014.
For years six through nine following the closing date of the Affiliation Agreement, Lodi Health
must provide 180-days' advance written notice to the San Joaquin County Health Care Services
Agency, the California Department of Public Health, and the Attorney General ifLodi Health
seeks to reduce or discontinue any emergency medical services identified above in category (a).
For years six through nine following the closing date of the Affiliation Agreement, Lodi Health
must provide 60-days' advance written notice to the San Joaquin County Health Care Services
Agency, the California Department of Public Health, and the Attorney General ifLodi Health
seeks to reduce or discontinue any of the services identified above in categories (b) through (h).
v.
For five years from the closing date of the Affiliation Agreement, Lodi Memorial Hospital shall:
a) Be certified to participate in the Medi-Cal program;
b) Maintain and have Medi-Cal Managed Care contracts with the below listed Medi-Cal
Managed Care Plans to provide the same types and levels of emergency and non-emergency
services at Lodi Memorial Hospital to Medi-Cal beneficiaries (both Traditional Medi-Cal and
Medi-Cal Managed Care) as required in these Conditions, on the same terms and conditions as
other similarly situated hospitals offering substantially the same services, without any loss,
interruption of service or diminution in quality, or gap in contracted hospital coverage, unless the
contract is terminated for cause:
i) Local Initiative: Health Plan of San Joaquin or its successor;
ii). Commercial Plan: Health Net Community Solutions or its successor; and
iii) Commercial Plan in Amador County, Calaveras County, and Sacramento County:
Anthem Blue Cross Partnership Plan or its successor.
c) Be certified to participate in the Medicare program by maintaining a Medicare Provider
Number to provide the same types and levels of emergency and non-emergency services at Lodi
Health to Medicare beneficiaries (both Traditional Medicare and Medicare Managed Care) as
required in these Conditions.
VI.
For five years from the closing date of the Affiliation Agreement, Lodi Health shall either (1)
operate the 1206(d) clinics (listed below) with the same types and/or levels of services currently
provided in the same location or within five miles of their current location; (2) operate the
1206(d) clinics (listed below) through the Adventist Health Physicians Network (AHPN) or
similar alignment structure (e.g., 1206(1) Medical Foundation) with the same types and/or levels
of services currently provided in the same location or within five miles of their current location;
or (3) sell the 1206(d) clinics (listed below) and require the purchaser(s) to: (i) operate the
clinic(s) with the same types and/or levels of services currently provided in the same location or
within five miles of their current location, (ii) maintain such services for 5 years from the closing
date of the Affiliation Agreement, and (iii) participate in the Medi-Cal and Medicare programs as
required in Condition V:
a) lone Family Care, located at 305 Preston Avenue, in lone;
b) West Family Care, located at 2415 West Vine Street, Suite 105, in Lodi;
c) West Pediatric Care, located at 2415 West Vine Street, Suite 100, in Lodi;
d) West Prenatal Care, located at 2415 West Vine Street, Suite 103, in Lodi; and
e) West Wound and Hyperbaric Care, located at 2415 West Vine Street, Suite 106, in Lodi.
VII.
For five years from the closing date of the Affiliation Agreement, Lodi Health shall either (1)
operate the 1204(a) clinics (listed below) with the same types and/or levels of services currently
provided in the same location or within five miles of their current location; (2) operate the
1204(a) clinics (listed below) through the Adventist Health Physicians Network (AHPN) or
similar alignment structure (e.g., 1206(1) Medical Foundation) with the same types and/or levels
of services currently provided in the same location or within five miles of their current location;
or (3) sell the 1204(a) clinics (listed below) and require the purchaser(s) to: (i) operate the
clinic(s) with the same types and/or levels of services currently provided in the same location or
within five miles of their current location, (ii) maintain such services for 5 years from the closing
date of the Affiliation Agreement, and (iii) participate in the Medi-Cal and Medicare programs as
required in Condition V:
a) Millsbridge Family Care, located at 1901 West Kettleman Lane, Suite 200, in Lodi;
b) Plaza Surgical Care, located at 999 South Fairmont Avenue, Suite 100, in Lodi;
c) Trinity Family and Specialty Care, located at 10200 Trinity Parkway, Suite 102, in Stockton;
and
d) Vine Specialty Care, located at 1235 West Vine Street, Suite 22, in Lodi.
VIII.
For five years from the closing date of the Affiliation Agreement, Lodi Health shall either (1)
operate Galt Family and Prenatal Care, a rural health clinic, located at 387 Civic Drive in Galt,
with the same types and/or levels of services currently provided in the same location or a
location within five miles of its current location; (2) operate Galt Family and Prenatal Care ,
through the Adventist Health Physicians Network (AHPN) or similar alignment structure (e.g.,
1206(1) Medical Foundation) with the same types and/or levels of services currently provided in
the same location or a location within five miles of its current location; or (3) sell Galt Family
and Prenatal Care, and require the purchaser(s) to: (i) operate the rural health clinic with the
same types and/or levels of services currently provided in the same location or within five miles
of their current location, (ii) maintain such services for 5 years from the closing date of the
Affiliation Agreement; and (iii) participate in the Medi-Cal and Medicare programs as required
in Condition V.
IX.
For six fiscal yearsJrom the closing date of the Affiliation Agreement, Lodi Health shall provide
an annual amount of Charity Care (as defined below) at Lodi Memorial Hospital equal to or
greater than $2,982,979 (the Minimum Charity Care Amount). For purposes hereof, the term
"Charity Care" shall mean the amount of charity care· costs (not charges) incurred by Lodi Health
in connection with the operations and provision of services at Lodi Memorial Hospital. The
definition and methodology for calculating "Charity Care" and the methodology for calculating
"costs" shall be the same as that used by the California Office of Statewide Planr1ing and
Development (OSHPD) for annual hospital reporting purposes. 3 Lodi Health shall use and
maintain a charity care policy that is no less favorable than Lodi Health's current charity care
policy and in compliance with California and Federal law. The planning of, and any subsequent
changes to, the charity care and collection policies, and charity care services provided at Lodi
Memorial Hospital shall be decided by Lodi Health's Board of Directors after consultation with
the Governing Board as set forth in Condition XI.
Lodi Health's obligation under this Condition shall be prorated on a daily basis if the closing
date of the Affiliation Agreement is a date other than the first day ofLodi Health's fiscal year.
For the second fiscal year and each subsequent fiscal year, the Minimum Charity Care Amount
shall be increased (but not decreased) by an amount equal to the Annual Percent increase, if any,
in the 12 Months Percent Change: All Items Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers in
the Consumer Price Index for the West Region of the United States, All items 1982-84=100
(CPI-U, as published by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics).
If the actual amount of charity care provided at Lodi Memorial Hospital for any fiscal year is less
than the Minimum Charity Care Amount (as adjusted pursuant to the above-referenced
Consumer Price Index) required for such fiscal year, Lodi Health shall pay an amount equal to
the deficiency to either: (1) one or more of the 1206(d) clinics identified in Condition VI, (2) one
or more of the 1204(a) clinics identified in Condition VII, (3) Galt Family and Prenatal Care
rural health clinic identified in Condition VIII, or (4) one or more tax-exempt entities that
provide direct health care services to residents in Lodi Memorial Hospital's service area (24 ZIP
codes), as defined on page 47 of the Health Care Impact Report, dated March 12, 2015, and
attached hereto as Exhibit 2. Such payment shall be made within four months following the end
of such fiscal year.
X.
For at least six fiscal years from the closing date of the Affiliation Agreement, Lodi Health shall
provide an annual amount of Community Benefit Services at Lodi Memorial Hospital equal to or
greater than $801,365 (the "Minimum Community Benefit Services Amount"). For six fiscal
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OSHPD defines charity care by contrasting charity care and bad debt. According to OSHPD,
"the determination of what is classified as ... charity care can be made by establishing whether
or not the patient has the ability to pay. The patient's accounts receivable must be written off as
bad debt if the patient has the ability but is unwilling to pay off the account."
years, the following community benefit programs shall be maintained with the same or greater
level of financial support and in-kind services currently being provided:
a) Camp Hutchins;
b) Fitness Center; and
c) Walter E. Reiss Outreach Clinic.
The planning of, and any subsequent changes to, the community benefit services provided at
Lodi Memorial Hospital shall be decided by Lodi Health's Board ofDirectors after consultation
with the Governing Board as set forth in Condition XL
Lodi Health's obligation under this Condition shall be prorated on a daily basis if the effective
date of the Affiliation Agreement is a date other than the first day ofLodi Health's fiscal year.
For the second fiscal year and each subsequent fiscal year, the Minimum Community Benefit
Services Amount shall be increased (but not decreased) by an amount equal to the Annual .
Percent increase, if any, in the 12 Months Percent Change: All Items Consumer Price Index for
All Urban Consumers in the in the Consumer Price Index for the West Region of the United
States, All items 1982-84=100 (CPI-U, as published by the U.S. Bureau ofLabor Statistics).
If the actual amount of community benefit services provided at Lodi Health for any fiscal year is
less than the Minimum Community Benefit Services Amount (as adjusted pursuant to the abovereferenced Consumer Price Index) required for such fiscal year, Lodi Health shall pay an amount
equal to the deficiency to one or more tax-exempt entities that provide community benefit
services for residents in Lodi Health's service area (24 ZIP codes), as defined on page 47 of the
Health Care Impact Report, dated March 12, 2015, and attached hereto as Exhibit 2. Such
payment shall be made within four months following the end of such fiscal year.
XI.
For six fiscal years from the closing date of the Affiliation Agreement, Lodi Health's Board of
Directors shall consult with the Governing Board, referenced in section 3. 7 in the Affiliation
Agreement and attached hereto as Exhibit 1, prior to making changes to medical services,
community benefit programs, making capital expenditures including the spending of the funds
for the "Capital Commitment" set forth in section 3.2 in the Affiliation Agreement, making
changes to the charity care and collection policies, and making changes to the charity care
services provided at Lodi Memorial Hospital. Such consultation shall occur at least thirty days
prior to the· effective date of such changes or actions unless done so on an emergency basis. The
Governing Board shall also approve all reports submitted to the Attorney General regarding
compliance with these Conditions.
XII.
For at least five years from the closing date of the Affiliation Agreement, unless otherwise
indicated or unless terminated for cause, Lodi Health shall maintain its contracts, and any
amendments and exhibits thereto with the County of San Joaquin and the City ofLodi for
services, including the following:
a) General Surgery Resident Rotation Program Agreement between Lodi Memorial Hospital and
San Joaquin General Hospital, or maintain a comparable residency rotation program at Lodi
Memorial Hospital;
b) Agreement for Provision ofEMSystem and Equipment between San Joaquin County and San
Joaquin County Area Hospitals;
c) Letter of Agreement between San Joaquin County Public Health Services and Lodi Memorial
Hospital;
d) Healthcare Coalition Participant Agreement between Lodi Memorial Hospital and San
Joaquin Operational Area Healthcare Coalition Governance;
e) Lease Agreement between the City ofLodi and Lodi Memorial Hospital Association, Inc., for
the operation of Camp Hutchins at Hutchins Street Square, or operate Camp Hutchins at a
comparable location within five miles of Hutchins Street Square;
f) Lease Agreement between the City ofLodi and Lodi Memorial Hospital Association, Inc., for
the operation of the Adult Day Care Program at Hutchins Street Square, or operate the Adult Day
Care Program at a comparable location within five miles of Hutchins Street Square; and
g) Office Space Lease Agreement between the County of San Joaquin and Lodi Memorial
Hospital Community Health Clinics for the operation of the medical office building located at
300 Oak Street, Lodi, California, or operate the Community Health Clinics at a comparable
location within five miles of 300 Oak Street, Lodi, California.
XIII.
Within two years of the closing date of the Affiliation Agreement, Adventist Health shall
implement the Cerner Millennium electronic medical record system at Lodi Memorial Hospital
and pay the costs for the implementation of the system as required under section 3.4 of the
Affiliation Agreement (attached hereto as Exhibit 3) .
. XIV.
At the closing of the Affiliation Agreement, Adventist Health shall make the $2,000,000
contribution to Lodi Memorial Hospital Foundation, Inc. as required under section 3.1 of the
Affiliation Agreement (attached hereto as Exhibit 4).
XV.
Within thirteen years of the closing date of the Affiliation Agreement, Adventist Health shall
make the $98 million capital expenditures as required under section 3 .2, entitled "Capital
Investment," of the Affiliation Agreement (attached hereto as Exhibit 4).
XVI.
For six fiscal years from the closing date of the Affiliation Agreement, or until the fiscal year in
which the $98 million in capital expenditures is fulfilled, whichever occurs later, Lodi Health
shall submit to the Attorney General, no later than four months after the conclusion of each fiscal
year, a report describing in detail compliance with each Condition set forth herein. The
Chairman of the Board of Directors ofLodi Health and the Chief Executive Officer at Lodi
Memorial Hospital shall each certify that the report is true, accurate, and complete and provide
documentation of the review and approval of the report by the Lodi Health Board of Directors
and the Governing Board, referenced in section 3.7 of the Affiliation Agreement and attached
hereto as Exhibit 1.
XVII.
At the request of the Attorney General, all parties listed in Condition I shall provide such
information as is reasonably necessary for the Attorney General to monitor compliance with
these Conditions and the terms of the transaction as set forth herein. The Attorney General shall,
at the request of a party and to the extent provided by law, keep confidential any information so
produced to the extent that such information is a trade secret or is privileged under state or
federal law, or if the private interest in maintaining confidentiality clearly outweighs the public
interest in disclosure.
XVIII.
Once the Affiliation Agreement is closed, all parties listed in Condition I are deemed to have
explicitly and implicitly consented to the applicability and compliance with each and every
Condition and to have waived any right to seek judicial relief with respect to each and every
Condition.
I
The Attorney General reserves the right to enforce each and every Condition set forth herein to
the fullest extent provided by law. In addition to any legal remedies the Attorney General may
have, the Attorney General shall be entitled to specific performance, injunctive relief, and such
other equitable remedies as a court may deem appropriate for breach of any of these Conditions.
Pursuant to GovernmentCode section 12598, the Attorney General's office shall also be entitled
to recover its attorney fees and costs incurred in remedying each and every violation.
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Exhibits to Lodi Health Conditions
( 1) Section 3. 7 of the Affiliation Agreement- Governance
(2) Page 47 of the Health Care Impact Report- Service Area Definition
(3) Section 3.4 of the Af:filiation Agreement- Cerner Millennium EMR system
(4) Sections 3.1 & 3.2 of the Affiliation Agreement- $2 million Donation to Foundation; $98
million Capital Investment Amount
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guarantee LOdi's borrowing of funds from a third party. In either case, such loan or guarantee of
funds, as well as the value of the guarantee and any costs related th~reto, if any, shall not be
considered a Capital Investment. .
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3.7
Lodi Governance. Except as otherwise allowed in this Agreement; AH shall
ensure that Lodi maintains the New Organizational Documents in substantially the attached form
during the Term, exceptthat AH may revise the New Organizational Documents from ·time to
time: (a) as necessary to maintajn Lodi' s tax-exempt status; (b) as necessary to obtain tax-exempt
financing for Lodi; {c) consistent with any revision that is made to the byl_aws of AH' s other ·
hospital subsidiari~s.(e.g:, conflict ofinterest legal requirements); {d) to convert Lodi to a
religious corporation; ot (e) as requh·ed by State Law. TheNew Organizational Documents may
also be amended pursuant to· agreement between AH and Foundation. TheN ew Organizational
Documents shall include the following:
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(a)
Lo.di shall have a legal board-of director.11 (the ''L(!gal Board") that is the
board of directors ultimately responsible for the actions of:Lodi under State Law. The members
of the Legal Board shall be the san1e persons who serve on the
board of directors (the "AH
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Boarcf').
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(b)
Lodi shall have a Governing Board, to which specific powers are
delegated as set forth in the New Organizational Documents .
.(c)
At or before Closing, (i) Lodi's existing board of directors shall designate
thirteen (13}.ofits existing directors to serve on the Governing Board, and{ii) AH and the
chairperson of the board of the Foundation shall mutually agree to designate either the
Foundation executive director or one (1) Foundation director to serve on the Governing Board.
Attachment 3. 7(c) shall indicate the initial terms of each Lodi appointee.so that the terms of
those initiai-Lodi board members will be staggered. The Foundation shall have one (1)
representative on the Governing B:oard for the duration of the C:;tpital Ipvestrn.ent Perio4. Such
representative shall remain on the Governing Board until he or she isre.moved.from the
Governing Board ·~y a majority vote of the Governing Board or resigns from either the
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Governing Board or his or her position at the Foundation, at which point AH and the chairperson
of the board of the Foundation shall mutually select a replacement(either the Foundation .
executive director or a Foundation director) to'serve as the representative of the Foundation on
the Governing Board. On the Closing Date, Lodi shall appoint those thirteen (13) persons listed
on Attachment 3, 7(c) with their staggered terms, to serve on Lodi' s Governing Board consistent
with the New Organizational Documents. AH shall ensure that at least four (4) of these initial
Lodi appointees will be reappointed so· that they serve at least five(5) years on the Governing
Board, ifthe LQdi appointees so choose to serve. On the Closing Date, Lodi shall also appoint
the representative of the ~.oundation described above to serve on the Governing Board.
(d)
AH shall appoint three (3) persons to serve on the initial Governing Board,
at least one (1)ofwhom will be an AH executive.
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(e)
Lodi's existing board of directors shall designate one (1) of the thirteen
(13) directors chosen to serve on the Governing Board as the chairperson ofthe Governing
Boru.-d, and such individual shall serve as chairperson for at least the first three (3) years after the
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Closing Date. Thereafter, the rnost senior AH COl]JOrate executive on the Governing Board shall
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serve as chairperson of the Governing Board.
(f)
Except as set f01th above, all operations and governance ofthe Governing
Board shall be as set forth in the New Organizational Documents.
3.8
Limhations on Change of Control. During the Term, AH shall not sell, convey, or
otherwise transfer all ol' substantially all of the Lodi Assets to a third party, or mei·ge Lodi with
or assign a membership interest in Lodi to a third pFUty .(whether in a single transaction or in a
series oftransactions) (co11ective1y, a "Change ofCoJttror'); provided, however, that any change
of membership or other·control of AH shall not be ;prohibited by this.Sectiqn and shall.not
constitute a Change ofControL
3.9
Lodi Community's Participation.inAHBoai'd. AH shall use reasonable efforts to
identify qualified cru~didates who live in the Lo'di Market to .serve on the AH Board.. The AH
Board will consider with special interest any qualified candidates who are identified for fil1ing ·
any available vacancies on the AH Board.
3.10 CEO Emplovment Agreement. AH shall offer employment to and, if accepted,
employ Lodi's chief executive officer ("CEO") who is serving as Lodi's CEO atthe time of
Closing to serve as Lodi' s CEO for at least eighteen (18) months after the Closing Date, subject
to.AH's standard employment policies and the terms set forth in the Lodi CEO employment
agreement, which shall be mutually agreeable to Lodi and AH."
3.11 Management Services. AH shall provide appropriate adminhrtrative.and
management services to l,odi in exchange for a management fee paid by LodipursU:ant to AI-l's
policies. Management services currently available from AH include: financial, information
technology, physician alignment, clinical, human resources, population health, operational,
regulatory and stTategic.
3.12 Maintain Clinical Services. AH shall ensure that Lodi continues to provide all
material clinical services that Lodi provides as of Closing for five (5) years after the Closing
Date; provided, however, that AH may significantly change or discontinue a material clinical
service at Lodi if there is a change in Law~ regulation or government reimbursement policy
requiring the change. In addition, AH may significantly change or discontinue a IDl;lterial clinical
service at Lodi if: (a} the change or discontinuation has been recommended by Lodi's CEO and ·
by a majority vote of the Governing Board pre~ent at a duly held meeting; and (b) there is a bona
fide concern about the volume of patients and/or the quality of the service provided at Lodi and
AR decides in good faith that the service shm.1ld be qiscontinued, there are insuf-ficient
physicians practicing on the Hospital's medical staff to provide the service in a safe and high.:
quality manner, or AH determines in good faith to discontinue the service because material
financial losses from providing the service during two (2) consecutive years are projected to
continue into the following year an!i such material losses are not reasonable under the
circumstances.
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3.13 Qualitv and Patient Satisfaction. AH shall operate Lodi with a commitment to
quality, patient safety and patient satisfactioiJ,, including maintaining the appropriate
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A~ALYSIS OF THE HOSPITAL'S SERVICE AREA
Service Area Definition
The Hospital's service area is comprised of 24 ZIP Codes, from which approximately 91% of its
discharges originated in FY 2013. Approximately 61% ofthe Hospital's discharges came from
the top three ZIP Codes, located .in Lodi and Galt. In FY 2013, the Hospital's market share i_n the
service area was nearly 20% b.ased on inpatient discharges.
Note: Excludes normal newborns
Source: OSHPD Patient Discharge Database
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(ii)
Expenditures identified below as not being Capital Investments for
purposes of Section 3.2 under the caption E:MR System Implementation;
(iii) _ Expenditures identified below as not being Capital Investments for
purposes of Section 3.2 under the caption Seismic Retrofitting; and
(iv)
Expenditures identified below as not being Capital hwestments for
purposes of Section 3.2 under the caption Debt Guaranty.
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3.3
No Limitation to Capital Investment. AH, pursuant to A}I' s internal capital
allocatjon process, may invest more capita1 into the Lodi Market than the Capital Investment .
Amount. The Capital Investment Amount is intended to be the minimum amount of investment
in the Lodi Market durmg the Capital Investment Period, but certain business and strategic
considerations could result in.AH deciding, in its sole discretion, to invest more than the Capital
Investment Amount in the Lodi Market. Factors that may affect .AH's decision include Lodi's
surplus revenues during the Capital lnvt;}stmentPeriod exceeding the Capital Investment Amount
and AH determining that investments ex.qeeding the Capital Investment Amount meet AH' s
criteria for strategic funding.
3.4
EMR System Implementation. Within two (2) years after the Closfu.g Date, AH
shall implement its standard CernerMillennium electronic medical record ("Eft1R.,) system at
Lodi (the "EMR System ImplementatiOJt"). AH shall pay the costs to implement the EMR
.System Implementation, such as the acquisition and implem~ntation of software and employee
training, and those costs shall not be treated as a Capital Jnvestm.ent for purposes of Section,
3.2. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the costs incurred in com1ection with rewh·ing for the EMR
System.Implementation and/or acquisition of new computersin connection with theE~
System Implementation shall be treated as a Capital Investment for puq,oses of Section 3 .2.
3.5
Seismic Retro:fittinrr. AH shall replace or retrofit the central/~ast wing and west
wing buildings of the Hospital (each a "Seismically Non~Compliant llospital.Section") in a
ma1mer that keeps them compliant with. Federal and State regulations regarding hospital seismic
retrofitting; provided, however, that if AH determines that any Seismkally Non-Compliant
Hospital Section is no longer needed for patient .care in the Lodi Market~ or is not reasonably
expected to be needed in the near future, then AH shall have no duty under this Agreement to
replace, retrofit or expend funds on that Seismically Non-Compliant Hospital Section. Costs
incurred by AH solely to fulfill its duty to replace or retrofit shall not be treated as a Capital
Investment for purposes of Sec1i on 3 .2, but any costs incurred by Ali to improve any part of the
Hospital for n~asons other than legally mandated seismic compliance and costs expended beyond
the minimum requirements of any Federal or State seismic regulations; shall be treated as a
Capitallnvestmeht for purposes of Section 3.2.
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3.6
Debt Guaranty. Effective on the Closing Date, AH shall guarantee or otherwise
satisfy lender approval requirements for all ofLodi's existing long-term debt ·that ls identified in
Attachment 3.6. The Parties intend .for Lodi to joinAH's Obligated Group when.AH determines
that it is advantageous for Lodi to do so (the "Obligated Group EntJy Date"). If AI-I determines
that Lodi needs to borrow or otherwise obtain additional' funds prior to the Obligated Group
Entry Date, AH shall in its discretion either: (a) loan Lodi such necessary funds directly or (b)
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AHDUTIES
3.1
Donation to Foundation. At Closing, AH shall donate Two Million Dollars
($2,000,000) t.o Foundation with a restriction that the funds be used to support the Lodi Entities
during the Term (the "Donation"). Foundation shall use the Donation to supp·ort the Lodi
Entities andLodi's mission. Fo.undation's Board shall d~tennine how the Donation shall b.e
used, subject to the requirements that the Donation be used to support Lodi and its mission and
be spentin its entiTety prior to the end ofthe Term. AH shall remit the Donation by wire transfer
into an account number designated by Foundation prior to Closing.
3.2
Future Capita] Investments. During the·thlrteen (13) years immediately following
the Closing Daie (the "Capital Investment Periotr), AH shall cause at least Ninety-Eight
Million Dollars ($98~000,000) (the "CapitallnvestmentAmounf') of capital expenditures to be
spent by the Lodi Entities in the Lodi Market in furtherance ofLodi's mission and the health care
needs of the Lodi Market (each such capital expendi~re is a HCapital Investment"). The source
of AH's Capital Investments may include: (i) the surplus revenues ofLodi, (ii) returns on AH or
Lodi investments, and (iii) AH's surplus capital and(or any other source within Al{'s control.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, capitale~penditures shall not be considered Capital Investments
if such capital expenditures are funded 'by donationsndsed by Foundation on behalf ofthe.Lodi
Entities, including the Donation, so long as Foundation is not controlled by AB. The amo-qnt,
use and timeframe of each Capital Investment shall be determined by AH pursuant to AH's
standard capital investment process, which shall include consultation and collaboration with the
senior management ofLodi at the time ofthe investment, and with Lodi's local governing board
(the "Goveming Boarif'). The determination of what qualifies as a Capital Investment sba11 be
accounted for in accordance with (i) Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and (ii) AH's
capital expenditure definition and autb.orization policy, each consistently applied, except that:
(a)
The following capital expenditures shall specifically he considered Capital
Investments for purposes of Section 3.2:
(i)
All capital expenditures to acquire ass~ts for the purpo~e of
recruiting and retaining physicians in the LodLMarket;
(ii)
All capital expenditures used to upgrade and modernize the
Hospital's exis6ng space that is used for the Hospital's intensive care unit ("ICU"), obstetrics
and/or· surgery services; and
(iii)
All capital expenditures identified as Capital Investments for
purposes of Section 3.2 in this Article.
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(b)
The following expenditures shall specifically not be considered Capital
Investments for purposes of Section 3.2:
(:i)
Expenditures to defray operating expenses for the purpose of
recruiting and retaining physicians in the Lodi Market;
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(ii)
Expenditures identified below as not bejng Capital Investments for
purposes of Section 3.2 under the caption EMR System Implementation;
(Hi) _ Expenditures identified below as not being Cap~tal Investments for
purposes of Section 3.2 under the caption Seismic Retrofitting; and
(iv)
Expenditures identified below as not being Capital Investments for
purposes ofSection 3.2 under the caption Debt Guaranty.
3.3
No Limitation to Capital Investment. AH, pursuant to AB's internal capital
allocat.ion process, may invest more capital into the Lodi Market than the Capital Investment .
Am.ount. The Capital Investment Amount is intended to be the minimum amount ofinvestment
in the Lodi Market during the Capital Investment Period, but certain business and strategic
considerations could result in AH deciding, in its sole discretion, to invest more than the Capital
hlVestment Amount in the Lodi Market. Factors that may affect AH' s deCision include Lodi's
surplus revenues during the Capital Inv~stment Period exceeding the Capital Investment Amount
and AH determining that investments exQeeding the Capital Investment Amount meet AH' s
criteria for strategic funding.
EMR System Implementation. Within two (2) years after the Closing Date, AH
3.4
shall implement its standard Gerner Millennium electronic medical record ("EMR") system at
Lodi (the "EMR System lmplementatiolt"). AH shall pay the costs to implement the EMR
. System Implementation, such as the acquisition &ndimplem~ntation of software and employee
training, and those costs shall not be treated as a Capital Jnvestment for purposes of Section·
3.2. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the costs incui'red in com1ection with rewiring for the Eiv!R
System)mplementation and/or acquisition of new computers in connection with the EMR
System Implementation shall be u:eated as a Capital Investmentfor purposes ofSection 3.2.
3.5
Seismic Retrofittin2'. AH shall.replace or retrofit the central/~ast wing and west
wing buildings of the Hospital(each a ''Seismically Non-Compliant Hospital.Section") in a
manner that keeps them compliant with. Federal and State regulations regarding hospital seismic
retrofitting; provided, however, that if AH determines that any Scismica1ly Non-Compliant
Hospital Section is no longer needed for patient care in the Lqdi Market, or is not reasonably ·
expected to be .)leeded in the ncar future, then AH shall have no duty under this Agreement to
replace, reu:ofit or expend funds on that SeismiCally Non-Compliant Hospital Section. Costs
incurred by AH solely to fulfill its duty to replace or retrofit shall not be treated as a Capital
Investment for purpose's of Section 3 .2, but any costs incurred by AH to improve any prui ofthe
Hospital for reasons other than legally mandated seismic compliance ru:d costs expended beyo11d
the minimum requirements of any Federal or State seismic regulations, shall be treated as a
Capital Investment for purposes of Section 3.2.
3.6
Debt Guarantv. Effective on the Closing Date, AH shall guarantee or otherwise
satisfy lender approval requirements for all ofLodi's existing long-term debt that is identified i11
Attachment 3.6. The Parties :intend .for Lodi to join AH's Obligated Group when AH determines
that it is advantageous for Lodi to do so (the "Obligated Group Entry Date"). If AI-I determines
that Lodi needs to bon-ow or otherwise obtain additionaffunds prior to the Obligated Group
Entry Date, AH shall in its discretion either: (a) Joan Lod.i such necessary funds directly or (b)
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