On March 5, 2018, Mazars USA LLP began managing the District of Columbia’s United Medical Center (UMC), the city’s public hospital, under an 18-month contract valued at $5 million. Mazars replaces Veritas as the hospital manager. The contract with Mazars is the result of a request for proposals released on November 28, 2017, following the City Council’s decision earlier that month to cancel the Veritas contract due to concerns that its cost control efforts decreased consumer safety. Mazars is responsible for restoring UMC to financial stability. UMC is owned by the District of Columbia. It provides . . .