As America's health care system grows costlier by the minute, the Concho Valley's tenuous health landscape looks dry and parched. Employers, the ones that still offer health insurance as a benefit, shift costs to their employees. Both hospitals compete like heck for insured patients, not so much for those without coverage. The burden for caring for the 30% of citizens without health insurance is significant.
The document below offers a smattering of information, bits of West Texas'health story.