FRONTLINE’s latest investigation finds rich hospitals have gotten richer during pandemic.

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COVID has put a spotlight on disparities in American healthcare and the large urban hospitals hit hard by the pandemic.

But many of these “safety net” hospitals, whose primary mission is to serve low-income, working-class communities, have been in crisis for years.

In “The Healthcare Divide,” FRONTLINE, NPR and the Investigative Reporting Workshop examine the market forces and uneven government support that are deepening the problems and widening the resources between rich hospitals and those that serve the poor.

Watch the full program below or on PBS FRONTLINE.