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Safety-nets, which represent about 5% of all hospitals, provided 17% of uncompensated care in 2019 and operated with an average margin of 2.9%, compared with 8.8% for other hospitals
Bond raters cited the COVID-19 pandemic and ongoing structural issues as key drivers for the slight downgrade.
The report examines exposure risks, testing rates, and testing positivity at a subcounty level.
However, the savings would be limited to developed nations where access to required devices and Internet connectivity is prevalent.
The legislation Lamont signed Monday allows relaxed rules enacted through his executive order to remain in place through at least June 30, 2023.
The NUHW staged the protest to expose what it said were systemic safety issues affecting patients and staff at Fountain Valley.
Babylon will acquire Meritage's care management, claims processing, medical management, and population health programs functions and Meritage Health Plan.
The healthcare sector has shed 542,000 jobs since the start of the pandemic in February 2020.
CareCloud Health said it "admitted no wrongdoing in this matter and has accepted settlement in an effort to move forward ... and avoid costly litigation."
Better-than-expected tax revenues and a tsunami of federal aid have helped states bolster Medicaid and safety net programs during the pandemic.