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Mercy Hospital Fort Scott Faces More Hard Decisions
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Part of a series highlighting the value of hospitals to communities across Kansas and underscoring today’s challenges and how expanding KanCare would benefit both the hospital and the community.
Almost two years ago, the city got a wake-up call when Mercy Hospital Fort Scott initiated a discernment process to determine if the hospital would remain open, and if so, in what capacity. Concerned businesses and residents breathed a sigh of relief when the hospital decided to remain open. However, that doesn’t mean that health care delivery may not change in Fort Scott.