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Under claim preclusion or res judicata, a merger prevents a prevailing plaintiff from re-litigating defences that could have been raised when seeking to enforce a judgment, so as to prevent a second legal action seeking more or different relief (if the plaintiff’s first claim on a cause of action prevailed).
The integration of ≥ 2 hospitals/healthcare facilities to form a single unit.
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mergerManaged care The integration of ≥ 2 hospitals/health care facilities to form a single unit. See Virtual merger.
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