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Fewer Emergency Rooms Available as Need Rises – NYTimes.com

Hospital emergency rooms, particularly those serving the urban poor, are closing at an alarming rate even as emergency visits are rising, according to a report published on Tuesday…

Emergency rooms are required by law to provide treatment regardless of ability to pay. “People will have coverage, but there’s a concern that there will be nowhere for them to go,” Dr. Schneider said.

via Fewer Emergency Rooms Available as Need Rises – NYTimes.com.

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