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Medicaid expansion key indicator for rural hospitals’ financial viability

Dive Brief: Struggling rural hospitals are faring better financially in states that expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, according to a new Health Affairs study examining 1,004 rural hospitals’ CMS cost reports submitted from 2011 to 2017. Among rural, nonprofit critical access hospitals in states that expanded Medicaid, the median overall margin increased from… Read More »