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Rural Hospitals’ Success Under ACA Marred by Delays, Supreme Court Ruling
California Healthline

In the aftermath of the Affordable Care Act’s passage, some stakeholders expressed concern that rural hospitals would struggle to meet the law’s requirements and would be forced to shut down or merge with larger health systems. However, nearly four years later, the jury is still out on how rural hospitals have been affected by the law. This edition of “Road to Reform” takes a look at the challenges facing rural hospitals and how the ACA might address them.