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Some Urban Hospitals Face Closure Or Cutbacks As The Pandemic Adds To Fiscal Woes

Experts fear that the economic pressures of the COVID-19 crisis are helping push some urban hospitals over the edge at the very time they are most needed in low-income communities.

Copyright 2020 Kaiser Health News

Corrected: September 14, 2020 at 10:00 PM MDT
An earlier version of this story said that George Washington University Hospital was part of a deal with the District of Columbia to build a new hospital in Washington, D.C. While GWU Hospital was originally involved in the plan, the District's ultimate deal was with Universal Health Services, the company that operates GWU Hospital.
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