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Some urban hospitals face closure or cutbacks as the pandemic adds to fiscal woes

By NPR  
   September 15, 2020

While rural hospitals have been closing at a quickening pace over the past two decades, a number of inner-city hospitals now face a similar fate. And experts fear that the economic damage inflicted by the COVID-19 pandemic on safety net hospitals and the ailing finances of the cities and states that subsidize them are helping push some urban hospitals over the edge.

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