Rural Hospitals In Texas Wary Of Proposed Medicare Cuts

Texas Tribune reporters Becca Aaronson and Edgar Walters, working in partnership with Kaiser Health News, reports: "Small-town hospitals are worried that a federal recommendation to cut costs by re-evaluating which rural hospitals receive higher Medicare reimbursements could threaten their financial security — and even prompt them to shut their doors" (Aaronson and Walters, 9/11). Read the story.

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