Rural U.S. Hospitals Are on Life Support as a Third Wave of COVID-19 Strikes
Oct 20, 2020
A struggling rural hospital in Georgia is set to close in October after experiencing severe financial setbacks due to the COVID-19 pandemic, joining 11 other facilities in rural parts of the U.S. that have closed since March 2020. Describes the pandemic's impact on hospitals across the country and discusses how federal stimulus relief packages and Medicaid expansion has helped keep facilities afloat.
Closures of healthcare facilities and services · Emergency preparedness and response · Healthcare business and finance · Hospitals · Infectious diseases · Medicaid · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data · Georgia