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Many Medicare Outpatients Pay More at Rural Hospitals, Federal Report Says

By Jordan Rau Kaiser Health News Many Medicare beneficiaries treated at primarily rural “critical access” hospitals end up paying between two and six times more for outpatient services than do patients at other hospitals, according to a report released Wednesday by the inspector general at the federal Department of Health and Human Services. There are […]