Community & Rural
- John Commins, May 21, 2018
The multistate healthcare system has committed upwards of $200 million through its Thriving Communities Fund to tackle housing stability and homelessness in the communities it serves.
- Steven Porter, February 12, 2018
Under the state’s certificate-of-need laws, providers must get state approval for expansion projects or new construction. The FTC says that limits competition and fails consumers.
- John Commins, August 16, 2017
Community Hospital Corp. has formed a nonprofit organization to provide low- and no-cost consultations and viability assessments for financially troubled rural and community hospitals.
- The New Yorker, June 29, 2017
"Obamacare, as much as I was for itóand I'm on it myself didn't affect us much at all," says Karen Kinsell. She runs Clay County Medical Center. "With Trumpcare, weíd be going from bad to slightly worse, especially with the proposed Medicaid limits."
- John Commins, April 2, 2018
Franklin, Tennessee–based Community Health Systems' efforts to pare down its debts continues with the divestiture of Bayfront Health Dade City acute care hospital. CHS has sold four hospitals so far this year.