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Hospitals Fight CMS Rule That Would Cut Disproportionate-Share Hospital Funds

September 25, 2019

DSH funds are intended to support hospitals’ uncompensated-care costs, helping facilities that serve large numbers of Medicaid and uninsured patients. A final rule released Monday by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services mandates cuts to that money beginning in fiscal 2020. Other hospital and health system news is reported on Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare, Trinity Health, and value-based pay.

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