Missouri Rural Hospitals At Risk

(Missouri) A Pittsburgh nonprofit says 20 of Missouri’s 57 rural hospitals are at risk of closing.

The Center for Healthcare Quality and Payment Reform says two others are at immediate risk of closing.

It says the hospitals are running low on money and have losses in patient services.

The organization does not say which hospitals are at risk of closing.

According to the nonprofit, 10 hospitals have closed in Missouri since 2005.