CMS Makes No Concessions In Final DSH Third Party Payer Rule

By Dorothy Mills-Gregg / February 23, 2024 at 3:32 PM
CMS says it was following Congress’ instructions when it decided to finalize all its proposed changes to the Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospital allocations despite the tens of millions of dollars the rule is expected to slash from some hospitals’ finances. Before the rule was finalized on Tuesday (Feb. 20), several hospital organizations vowed to go to Congress to stop the cuts from being implemented or urged CMS to do it for them. The primary driver of this cut is Section...

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