This is big:
Obtained by The Associated Press, the letter proposes buying a share of Tulane University's New Orleans hospital and a Jefferson Parish hospital. Combined with a new facility smaller than the 424-bed hospital proposed by Jindal, the three would make up University Medical Center.
The plan envisions costs well below the $1.2 billion current price tag and would be achieved with dollars already in hand.
Here are the provisions of the suggested alternate plan from the letter: