Medicaid DSH

Mar 15, 2022
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released states’ final disproportionate share hospital allotments for fiscal years 2018 and 2019, and their preliminary DSH allotments for FY 2020 and 2021.
Nov 15, 2021
Please contact your representatives today and urge them to make a number of changes to the Build Back Better Act (H.R.5376) to support patients and communities and the hospitals and health systems that care for them. Specifically, we are asking House lawmakers to eliminate punitive Medicaid…
Nov 15, 2021
Hospitals and health systems oppose Section 30608 of the Build Back Better Act, (H.R. 5376), which would impose a 12.5% cut in Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospital (DSH) to states that have not expanded Medicaid. Specifically, in the current version of the bill, the 12 states that failed to…
Nov 14, 2021
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. However, the projected increase in coverage has not been fully realized due to…
Nov 12, 2021
Please contact your representatives today and urge them to eliminate punitive Medicaid disproportionate share hospital (DSH) and uncompensated care cuts from the Build Back Better Act (H.R.5376). In the version of the bill that was released Oct. 28, states that have yet to expand their Medicaid…
Nov 11, 2021
As organizations representing hospitals and health systems from across the country, we are writing to ask you to remove the reductions to the Medicaid disproportionate share hospital (DSH) program and uncompensated care pools from H.R. 5376, the Build Back Better (BBB) Act.
Nov 8, 2021
A white paper from the USC-Brookings Schaeffer Initiative for Health Policy on a provision in the draft Build Back Better Act (BBBA) takes serious shortcuts and overlooks how certain provisions fit into a broader, much more complex set of payment policies.
Nov 2, 2021
The AHA and seven other national organizations representing hospitals and health systems urged congressional leaders to remove the reductions to the Medicaid disproportionate share hospital program and uncompensated care pools from the social spending bill known as the Build Back Better Act (H.R.…
Nov 1, 2021
AHA, others urge Congress to remove the reductions to the Medicaid disproportionate share hospital (DSH) program and uncompensated care pools from H.R. 5376, the Build Back Better (BBB) Act.