Capitol Washington DC

INSIDE WASHINGTON: Senate Republican health care bill could hurt rural services

Drastic cuts to Medicaid could actually result in closures of 700 rural hospitals.

A common thread of unity among Republicans and conservatives was the call to repeal the Affordable Health Care Act, deemed "ObamaCare." Now, however, as Senate Republicans have attempted to broker a deal on a health care bill, it appears that it may not be the best deal for rural America.

All access premium subscription

This content requires a subscription to Feedstuffs in order to access. If you are a paid subscriber, use your email and password to Log In now.

Current Feedstuffs Subscribers: Online and mobile access are now included at no charge to you. To read this article, use your subscriber email and password to log-in to your account (or contact us for assistance in updating your account.)

Not Currently a Subscriber: Subscribe NOW to Feedstuffs and receive our print and/or digital publications, enewsletters and premium online content. Visit and click on Subscribe at the top of the page for more information.



TAGS: News
Hide comments


  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.