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Small and rural hospitals may outlast COVID-19. But can they survive Trump’s tax law?

This story was published in partnership with GEN magazine. Paul Taylor wept when his hospital closed. It was July 21, 2016, and Taylor, the CEO of a hospital system that owned the Ozarks Community Hospital in Springfield, Missouri, had to lay off 200 employees. The small hospital, which served many low-income residents with no insurance, could […]