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Closed hospital sign If the ACA should be overturned, it would end up costing hospitals a lot of money and exacerbate the problem of rural hospitals closing. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Politicians and the public are still arguing about the relative benefits of the Affordable Care Act for the health care system, but public hospitals should be very grateful for the ACA’s existence.

Marlene Satter

Marlene Y. Satter has worked in and written about the financial industry for decades.

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