Medicare DSH Calculations Scheduled For Encore SCOTUS Review

By Dorothy Mills-Gregg / June 10, 2024 at 7:24 PM
The question on how CMS can calculate Medicare disproportionate share hospital payments will be considered again by the Supreme Court, according to the high court’s Monday (June 10) order list. This latest case focuses on HHS’ practice of counting patients who receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits in DSH calculations, and stakeholders say the department’s DSH formula runs counter to a Supreme Court ruling from 2022, costs hospitals billions of dollars and might result in hospitals losing access to other...

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