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Investigating the Business of Oklahoma’s Rural Hospitals

Rural communities desperate to save their hospitals are turning to for-profit companies for help, but many fail to deliver on lofty promises and leave them with more debt.

How the CARES Act Forgot America’s Most Vulnerable Hospitals

She Needed Lifesaving Medication, but the Only Hospital in Town Did Not Have It

These Hospitals Pinned Their Hopes on Private Management Companies. Now They’re Deeper in Debt.

The Only Hospital in Town Was Failing. They Promised to Help but Only Made It Worse.

This Hospital Has Only 8 Nurses. They Are Also the Janitors.