Sanford-MeritCare merger on track, but won't make Oct. 1 deadline
FARGO -- The planned merger of MeritCare and Sanford won't meet the health systems' original Oct. 1 deadline for approval by both organizations' boards, but the prospective partners now expect to complete the merger by November.
The North Dakota Attorney General's Office is still reviewing the proposed deal, and "due diligence" teams representing both organizations continue their work, MeritCare spokesman Darren Huber said Tuesday.
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