Illustration: Melanie Lambrick

America’s Small Rural Hospitals Are Dying

For the ones that survive Covid-19, another gut punch awaits: Trump’s tax law.

Peter Cary
Published in
11 min readMay 19, 2020

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This story was published in partnership with the Center for Public Integrity, a nonprofit news organization in Washington, D.C.

Paul Taylor wept when his hospital closed.

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Peter Cary
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Peter Cary is currently a consulting reporter for the business team at the Center for Public Integrity, and was previously at U.S. News & World Report.