Medicare DSH

Oct 5, 2020
The AHA continues to oppose the Centers for Medicare…
Oct 5, 2020
AHA's comments on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ proposed rule regarding treatment of Medicare Advantage (MA)/Medicare Part C data in calculating a hospital’s disproportionate patient percentage (DPP) for fiscal years preceding fiscal year (FY) 2014.
Aug 4, 2020
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Aug. 4 released a proposed rule that would retroactively incorporate Medicare Advantage days into the Medicare fraction of a hospital’s disproportionate patient percentage for the Medicare Disproportionate Share Hospital program.
Dec 19, 2019
The Senate today voted 71-23 to pass legislation (H.R. 1865) funding the Department of Health and Human Services and other non-Defense agencies for fiscal year 2020.
Nov 21, 2019
The Senate today voted 74-20 to approve and send to the president a continuing resolution funding the federal government through Dec. 20 and delaying impending Medicaid cuts, among other provisions.
Nov 12, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services today issued a proposed rule intended to increase oversight and transparency in Medicaid supplemental payment programs, including Disproportionate Share Hospital payments, and how states finance these programs.
Aug 16, 2019
Two weeks ago, I wrote about the important role AHA member hospitals and health system leaders play in advocating for the field. This week, I’ll tell you exactly what we’re advocating for when Congress returns in September … and how you can help.  
Aug 14, 2019
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit reversed the voiding of a rule that included Medicare and private insurance payments when calculating the hospital-specific limit on Medicaid disproportionate share hospital payments.
Jul 17, 2019
The House Energy and Commerce Committee today approved legislation to address surprise medical bills and Medicaid disproportionate share hospital cuts.