A Rural Kansas Hospital Owned By A Kansas City-Based Company Closes Abruptly | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED


A Rural Kansas Hospital Owned By A Kansas City-Based Company Closes Abruptly

Oswego Community Hospital, a 12-bed critical access hospital in southeast Kansas, abruptly closed down on Thursday, citing insufficient revenue to cover its operating expenses.

The hospital’s board released a statement saying the hospital had “weathered low patient volumes; high number of uninsured patients; low reimbursement rates; difficulty in getting payment from private insurance providers; low Medicaid and Medicare rates; and the state’s refusal to expand Medicaid.”...

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