Inside CMS - 06/06/2019

House E&C Republicans Support Restructuring DSH Payments

By Chelsea Cirruzzo / June 4, 2019 at 6:40 PM
House Republicans on Tuesday (June 4) warned against repealing the Medicaid disproportionate share hospital (DSH) cuts that are scheduled to take effect in September, instead calling for another delay of the cuts or a restructuring of the formula that is used to calculate Medicaid DSH payments. Rep. Michael Burgess (TX), the ranking Republican on the House Energy & Commerce health subcommittee, said at a subcommittee hearing that he supports postponing the DSH cuts for two more years but warned against...

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