Kentucky House approved rural hospital bill

Kentucky

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WEHT)- The Kentucky house approved its rural hospital bills. The bill would create a loan program for hospitals located in counties with fewer than 50,000 people.

The bill’s lead sponsor says this would help more than 60 hospitals in Kentucky with more than a dozen possibly facing closure.

The measure now heads to the senate.

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(This story was originally published on February 28, 2020)

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