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Texas Hospitals Struggle To Recover Post-Harvey

The Baptist Beaumont Hospital is seen in Beaumont, Texas on Aug. 31, 2017. (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)
The Baptist Beaumont Hospital is seen in Beaumont, Texas on Aug. 31, 2017. (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

More than a month after Hurricane Harvey devastated southeastern Texas, hospitals are feeling financial strains. More than 20 Texas hospitals were forced to evacuate some or all their patients. Others took in extra patients — some who couldn't afford treatment — and cancelled the more lucrative elective surgeries.

Max Blau( @maxblau), reporter with our partners at the health and medicine publication STAT, updates Here & Now‘s Robin Young on the situation.

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