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Rural hospitals scramble for funding to fight COVID-19

Rural hospitals were already struggling to stay open before the COVID-19 pandemic struck. Now, many face escalated closures due to the stoppage of elective surgeries, skyrocketing prices of personal protective equipment (PPE) and what some say amounts to being overlooked in the recently passed recovery bill. 
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Immigrant doctors could help address growing rural shortage

The U.S. could see a shortage of nearly 120,000 physicians over the next 12 years as demand is outgrowing supply, with the stakes even higher in rural areas. Liberalizing immigration rules and enacting new financial incentives for rural doctors could help fill the gaps, some experts say.
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