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CSG South

With decreasing rural populations and changing federal regulations, many rural hospitals have struggled to maintain financial viability in recent years. In 2017, 6,210 total hospitals operated in the United States; 2,250, of these are rural hospitals. Nationally, 113 rural hospitals have closed since January 2010. Furthermore, the rate of rural hospital closures from 2013 to 2017 was twice as high as the rate of the previous five years. In January 2010, SLC member states had approximately 831 rural hospitals. Since then, 81 rural...

Chapter 10 of The Book of the States 2019 contains the following tables:

Chapter 9 of The Book of the States 2019 contains the following tables:

Chapter 8 of The Book of the States 2019 contains the following tables:

Chapter 7 of The Book of the States 2019 contains the following tables:

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