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Rural Hospitals Losing Money

About two-thirds of the state's hospitals lost money this past year.  Hospitals today struggle with uninsured patients and fewer Medicare reimbursements.  So why are hospitals in Nevada losing money, despite their budget cuts?  And are rural hospitals especially hard hit?  Experts and hospital administrators weigh in.
 
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John Packham, Dir of Health Policy Research, U of NV School of Medicine; manager, Nevada Rural Hospital Flexibility Program
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Friday, March 2, 2012