New Research Examines Rural Hospital Profitability from 2018 to 2023

Profitability of rural hospitals in 2020-21 and 2021-22 was influenced by the Public Health Emergency (PHE) funding distributed during the COVID-19 pandemic. Three briefs from the North Carolina Rural Health Research and Policy Analysis Center examine hospital profitability from 2018 to 2023, taking PHE funding into account.