A Tampa Bay Times investigation found that North Tampa Behavioral Health has made millions by exploiting patients held under Florida’s mental health law, known as the Baker Act. The hospital sent two letters responding to the newspaper’s reporting, and its parent company sent a third. All are published below. Click here to read the Times investigation.
Sept. 16, 2019
The hospital sent one letter earlier this week, after the Times sent the hospital an extensive summary of its findings.
Aug. 16, 2019
The hospital also sent a letter in August, after the Times began asking for an interview.
Sept. 3, 2019 from the parent company
The hospital’s parent company, Acadia Healthcare, sent its own response early in September.