Medicare is increasing reimbursement rates for certain low-wage hospitals, but not everyone supports the change.
Another rural hospital has closed, the 85th to shutter in the U.S. since 2010. This latest closing happened in Dunklin County, Missouri, one of the poorest counties in the state. The hospital was home to the only OB-GYN physician in a region that has one of the highest premature birth and infant mortality rates in […]
'Without health care, people don’t want to stay here. I don't blame them,' a former nurse says.
Irwin County Hospital is one of many in the country that are struggling to keep their doors open.