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Rhonda Jones, wearing a black short-sleeve shirt and headband, wipes her daughter Alayna’s mouth at their home in Crown Point, Indiana.
Taylor Glascock
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Community health centers around the country paid $410 million from 2018 to 2021 in 485 settlements or judgments over malpractice suits. The centers and their employees have immunity from medical malpractice lawsuits, meaning the federal government pays any settlements or court judgments.
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