DALLAS — A commission tasked with making Louisiana government more efficient voted Tuesday to seek another study on the state’s plans to build a $1.2 billion academic medical center in New Orleans.

The Commission on Streamlining Government voted 7 to 3 for an independent study of all options for replacing state-owned Charity Hospital with a new 462-bed facility that would be one of 10 state hospitals that provide indigent care and serve as centers for medical education in Louisiana.

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