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Inside CMS - 06/13/2019

Grassley Working On Rural Health Package, DSH Changes Separately

By Michelle M. Stein
June 6, 2019 at 1:11 PM
Senate Finance Committee Chair Chuck Grassley (R-IA) plans to work on a rural health package and changes to the Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospital payments formula separately, according to the lawmaker’s office, though earlier this year he had discussed the possibility of putting the two together. Grassley’s office recently said he was working with his colleagues on rural health improvements, and he previously said he hoped to tackle rural health in a bipartisan way . One lobbyist said the Finance Committee’s...


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