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Community Hospitals at Risk of Closing Nationwide

Rural hospitals across the country are at risk of closing because of financial pressure, and those struggling hardest are in states that have not expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act.

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Rural hospitals across the country are at risk of closing because of financial pressure. Those struggling hardest are in states that have not expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, often because they have a disproportionate number of indigent patients. (Becker’s Hospital CFO)

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