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More than 5,000 surgery centers can now serve as makeshift hospitals during COVID-19 crisis

Liz Szabo and Cara Anthony Kaiser Health News The Trump administration cleared the way Monday to immediately use outpatient surgery centers, inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, hotels and even dormitories as makeshift hospitals, health care centers or quarantine sites during the coronavirus crisis. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced it is temporarily waiving a range of rules, […]