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disproportionate share hospitals (DSH)

Medicaid disproportionate share hospital payment cuts cannot be justified. America's Essential Hospitals urges member CEOs to sign a letter asking Congress for a delay.

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disproportionate share hospitals (DSH)

America's Essential Hospitals asks Congress to postpone Medicaid disproportionate share hospital payment cuts until they can reach a sustainable solution.

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disproportionate share hospitals (DSH)

The new rule would affect inpatient operating payments, Medicare disproportionate share hospital payments, and the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program.

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disproportionate share hospitals (DSH)

An in-depth discussion on proposed Medicaid DSH reduction methodology and the association’s efforts to combat the impending cuts.

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disproportionate share hospitals (DSH)

Senate committees will focus on market stabilization legislation and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) reauthorization; the association seeks to attach to the CHIP bill a delay of Medicaid disproportionate share hospital payment cuts.

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disproportionate share hospitals (DSH)

In the rule, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services proposes a disproportionate share hospital (DSH) health reform methodology to determine each state’s DSH allotment reduction for each fiscal year.

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disproportionate share hospitals (DSH)

Courts in Minnesota, Tennessee, and Virginia have ruled in favor of hospitals challenging the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services' inclusion of Medicare and commercial payments in the calculation of disproportionate-share hospital payment limits.

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disproportionate share hospitals (DSH)

The brief projects Medicaid disproportionate share hospital payment reductions under the Affordable Care Act and the House-passed American Health Care Act.

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disproportionate share hospitals (DSH)

America’s Essential Hospitals encourages CMS to improve transparency, risk adjust, and reduce regulatory burden for essential hospitals.

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disproportionate share hospitals (DSH)

A white paper calls for a stop to impending cuts to Medicaid disproportionate share hospital (DSH) payments and recommends modernizing existing DSH policy.

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disproportionate share hospitals (DSH)

It requires Medicare payments for beneficiaries dually eligible for Medicaid, and other third-party payments be included in uncompensated care calculations.

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disproportionate share hospitals (DSH)

CMS finalizes the agency's interpretation that, in determining hospital-specific DSH payment limits, the total costs of care for Medicaid inpatient and outpatient services must account for all third-party payments.

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disproportionate share hospitals (DSH)

House GOP leadership pulled the bill due to inadequate support; the association now resumes its focus on other hospital-related issues, including DSH cuts.

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disproportionate share hospitals (DSH)

This legislation is moving with unusual speed and could reach the Senate floor as early as next week if it wins House approval Thursday.

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disproportionate share hospitals (DSH)

MACPAC's March report includes analysis on Medicaid DSH and impacts of the ACA on hospitals, as well as recommendations for the future of CHIP.

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disproportionate share hospitals (DSH)

While the House bill would bring welcome relief from damaging cuts to Medicaid disproportionate share hospital payments, the association remains deeply concerned about provisions to end Medicaid expansion and impose per-capita caps on the program.

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disproportionate share hospitals (DSH)

According to reports, draft House reconciliation legislation would cut Medicaid disproportionate share hospital payments starting Oct. 1 and impose per-capita caps on Medicaid funding, resulting in devastating losses for essential hospitals.

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disproportionate share hospitals (DSH)

The House plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act would rescind Medicaid disproportionate share hospital cuts and impose per-capita caps on Medicaid funding.

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disproportionate share hospitals (DSH)

The association calls on the new administration to sustain support for the safety net and reject changes that reduce spending at the expense of coverage and access.

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disproportionate share hospitals (DSH)

The notice contains state-specific, final FY 2014 disproportionate share hospital allotments, without reductions that would have been imposed under the ACA.

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disproportionate share hospitals (DSH)

Hospitals eligible for the essential community providers list are participants in the 340B and DSH programs, critical access hospitals, and others.

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disproportionate share hospitals (DSH)

Without Medicaid DSH payments, our members would have suffered a 6.21 percent loss in 2014. Congress should postpone DSH cuts until at least FY 2020.

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disproportionate share hospitals (DSH)

The agency analyzed how subsets of hospitals, including those defined as a safety net, performed in the overall hospital star rating system.

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disproportionate share hospitals (DSH)

The rule maintains a prohibition against direct payments by states to providers for services delivered under managed care contracts and explicitly prohibits states from directing plan expenditures.

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disproportionate share hospitals (DSH)

A new proposed rule for Medicare’s Inpatient Prospective Payment System would reverse the controversial two-midnight policy payment cut and make numerous other policy and payment changes, including to quality reporting programs.

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disproportionate share hospitals (DSH)

Association thanks commission for "thoughtful and sobering analysis" of disproportionate share hospital funding, agrees with recommendation for better targeting.

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disproportionate share hospitals (DSH)

Rule includes a net increase in IPPS payment rates of 0.9 percent, Medicare DSH cuts of $1.2 billion in FY 2016, and updates to the HAC Reduction, Hospital VBP, IQR, and EHR Incentive programs.

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disproportionate share hospitals (DSH)

Member panel will exchange information, advise association on recent CMS proposal to restrict states' ability to direct supplemental payments; please express interest by July 17.

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disproportionate share hospitals (DSH)

Report suggests financial incentive for hospitals to prescribe 340B drugs, a claim America's Essential Hospitals calls unfounded and troubling.

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disproportionate share hospitals (DSH)

Comments caution CMS about Medicare DSH payment cuts and urge CMS to ensure measures and methodologies used in quality reporting programs are adjusted for sociodemographic factors.

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disproportionate share hospitals (DSH)

GAO found that CMS lacks adequate data to conduct provider-level oversight of Medicaid payments to ensure payments are used for Medicaid patients in an economical and efficient manner.

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America’s Essential Hospitals is the leading association and champion for hospitals and health systems dedicated to high-quality care for all, including the most vulnerable. Since 1981, America’s Essential Hospitals has initiated, advanced, and preserved programs and policies that help these hospitals ensure access to care. We support members with advocacy, policy development, research, and education.