When the many vulnerable members of society need care, they often turn to their local hospital or health system. And we’re better able to care for these patients in part because Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospital payments help cover costs. The bad news: Under current law, these…
May 14, 2019
Three hundred two members of the House of Representatives yesterday urged House leadership to delay for at least two years the Medicaid disproportionate share hospital cuts scheduled to take effect Oct. 1.
May 14, 2019
Reps. Eliot Engel, D-N.Y., and Pete Olson, R-Texas, are asking their colleagues to join them in urging House leadership to delay for at least two years the Medicaid disproportionate share hospital (DSH) cuts scheduled to take effect Oct. 1.
Apr 12, 2019
The Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission yesterday recommended that Congress change the definition of Medicaid shortfall to exclude costs and payments for all Medicaid-eligible patients for whom Medicaid is not the primary payer.
Apr 5, 2019
The Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospital (DSH) program provides essential financial assistance to hospitals that care for our nation’s most vulnerable populations – children, the poor, the disabled and the elderly. These hospitals also provide critical community services, such as trauma and…
Mar 15, 2019
he Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission today released its March 2019 report to Congress, which recommends Congress phase in the Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospital reductions over a longer period and restructure the DSH allotment methodology based on the…