Topic: Disproportionate share hospitals
The Senate voted Thursday to delay a $4 billion in planned cuts to Medicaid disproportionate share hospital payments set to go into effect in November.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services finalized its rule implementing cuts to state Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospital (DSH) allotments by $4 billion next year.
SCOTUS has sided with hospitals in an ongoing legal battle over DSH payments, a ruling that could impact how federal agencies run Medicare.
CMS released its rule governing payments to inpatient providers, and the Medicare rate proposal might've caught some health systems by surprise.
Congress should change the definition of "Medicaid shortfall," the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission said Thursday.
MACPAC has submitted its latest report to Congress, calling for legislators to phase in planned cuts to safety-net hospital payments.
The Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission is eyeing changes to the Disproportionate Share Hospital definition of a "Medicaid shortfall."
Congress should phase in planned reductions to Medicaid Disproportionate Share payments to hospitals over a longer period, MACPAC said on Thursday.
Hospitals’ uncompensated care burden is likely to rise, but there are steps they can take to mitigate the risks, according to a new report.
CEOs from more than 700 hospitals sent a letter to congressional leaders, calling on them to protect the 340B drug discount program.