Case in Point: If it sounds too good to be true, it might just be fraud

The saga of failing rural hospitals is made all the more distressing by the report of unscrupulous consultants seemingly swooping in to save the day, only to seal the financial fate of struggling facilities. The latest case in point comes from Missouri, where State auditors discovered a failing hospital appears to have been duped into serving as a 'shell company' for a management company that promised a solution to right their finances.