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One-Third of Washington's Rural Hospitals Are at Risk. What Will Happen If They Close?

Source
Crosscut
Date
Dec 3, 2019
Summary
Highlights the importance of Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) in rural areas of Washington state and discusses the implications if any were to close in the future. A study determined one third of the state's CAHs are in financial trouble, with some relying on levies to survive.
Tagged as
Access · Closures of healthcare facilities and services · Critical Access Hospitals · Funding · Rural-urban differences · Washington