Where a divided Washington can find common ground: Health care

Our own Jefferson Healthcare is a rural designated hospital.

The Critical Access Hospital lifeline was established in 1997 in reaction to a flurry of rural hospital closures, mostly in Midwest and southeastern states. Some of those closures and consolidations in areas of dwindling populations were healthy, but it threw a scare into small hospitals all over the country.

http://crosscut.com/2018/01/where-a-divided-washington-can-find-common-ground-health-care/

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