Cases of COVID-19 have been rising in some rural parts of the U.S. -- many of which were already squeezed for medical care before the pandemic. With fewer resources available in these places, a spike in patients requiring hospitalization and…
Patient advocates say Republican bills to replace the federal health law would worsen rural areas’ financial straits through reductions in Medicaid funding. Such changes threaten the health of thousands of state residents, especially those in rural areas.
By Virginia Anderson, Kaiser Health News
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