Tweener hospital
 n.— «“Tweener” hospitals, as they are commonly referred to, are Medicare Dependent Hospitals and Sole Community Hospitals which provide vital services to area patients, but are in dire financial straights because of the inadequate Medicare payment schedule.» —“ U.S. Rep. Boswell: Reintroduces bill in the 111th Congress to help rural hospitals in Iowa” in Washington, D.C. Iowa Politics Jan. 8, 2009. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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