The California Attorney General is reviewing the proposed change in control
and governance of St. Joseph Health System, a California nonprofit public
benefit corporation, and Providence Health & Services, a Washington
nonprofit corporation, as required by Corporations Code section 5920
et seq. St. Joseph Health System controls the nonprofit corporation that owns
and operates Queen of the Valley Medical Center. The “Health System
Combination Agreement” is between St. Joseph Health System and Providence
Health & Services. The Agreement establishes a system wide level of
governance of both nonprofit corporations through the creation of a new
Washington nonprofit corporation called Providence St. Joseph Health also
referred to as NewCo.
The California Attorney General will conduct a public meeting concerning
Queen of the Valley Medical Center on April 21, 2016, beginning at 9:00
a.m., at Napa City Hall, 955 School Street, Napa, CA 94559. The purpose
of the public meeting is to receive comments on the proposed change in
control and governance of each facility and to consider the Health Care
Impact Statement prepared by consultants engaged by the California Attorney
General in connection with the California Attorney General's review
of this proposed transaction, as required by Corporations Code section 5920
et seq. Prior to the public meeting, the Health Care Impact Statement will be
available on the California Attorney General's website at http://www.oag.ca.gov/charities/nonprofithosp.
Persons wishing to present their views orally at the public meeting may
do so by submitting a sign-up sheet available at the public meeting, by
sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org by April 19, 2016, or by calling
Scott Chan (415) 703-5652 by April 19, 2016. Any individual with a disability
seeking reasonable accommodations to attend or participate in the public
meeting or to obtain materials or information on the public meeting in
an alternative format should contact Scott Chan at least five days before
the public meeting.
The terms of the proposed transaction are set forth in a written notice
to the California Attorney General. A CD of the written notice is available
upon request by email to email@example.com or by telephone at (415)
703-5652. A copy of the written notice of the proposed transaction is
also available for public inspection at Queen of the Valley Medical Center’s
Information Desk, 1000 Trancas St., Napa, CA 94558.
Persons may and are encouraged to present their views on the proposed transaction
in writing to the California Attorney General’s Office electronically
via email at firstname.lastname@example.org, via facsimile at (415) 703-5480, or
by mailing a copy to Scott Chan, Deputy Attorney General at 455 Golden
Gate Avenue, Suite 1100, San Francisco, CA 94102. The deadline for receipt
of written comments is April 28, 2016.