Kmiz — SSM Health announced its no longer planning to sell the Jefferson City St. Marys hospital to Quorum Health.
The sale was first discussed in Nov. 2020. The organizations had signed a letter of intent to negotiate exclusively with each other with the hope to come in an agreement in the second quarter of 2021.
A spokesperson for the health system says the two parties have decided to end months-long discussions of the potential ownership transition. It was not specifically said why the deal was dropped.