CAP’s Rural Health Recs Echo Dem Presidential Candidates’ Plans

By Michelle M. Stein / September 11, 2019 at 2:17 PM
The Center for American Progress is pushing a number of policy options to help struggling rural hospitals stay open, some of which echo policy platforms from Democratic presidential hopefuls, and the left-leaning group is also imploring the Trump administration to stop allowing states to waive non-emergency medical transportation benefits in Medicaid. “Mounting closures of rural hospitals across the country are exacerbating the disparity in health care access between rural and urban areas. The financial vulnerability of the remaining rural hospitals...

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