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Rural Hospitals: Here Today, Gone Tomorrow

Description
Describes the conditions facing rural hospitals and their communities contributing to the high rate of rural hospital closure. Discusses state and federal legislation, policies, and programs developed to support rural hospitals. Provides data for 15 Southern states including their state and rural populations, percentage of population uninsured, Medicaid expansion status, percentage at high financial risk, and number of rural hospital closures.
Author(s)
Nick Bowman
Date
11/2019
Type
Document
Organization
Southern Legislative Conference of The Council of State Governments
Tagged as
Closures of healthcare facilities and services · Critical Access Hospitals · Hospitals · Legislation and regulations · Medicaid · Policy · Statistics and data · The South · Alabama · Arkansas · Florida · Georgia · Kentucky · Louisiana · Mississippi · Missouri · North Carolina · Oklahoma · South Carolina · Tennessee · Texas · Virginia · West Virginia