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The National Association of Urban Hospitals consists of private, non-profit urban safety-net hospitals that work together to advocate fair and adequate support, financing, and reimbursement from government payers – Medicare and Medicaid – for hospitals that serve America's neediest urban communities.

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Noteworthy News

  • Hospitals in states that expanded their Medicaid programs as provided for in the Affordable Care Act experienced increased[…]
  • Medicare’s Comprehensive Primary Care Initiative produced encouraging results during its second year: 95 percent of the participating medical[…]
  • In the latest aspect of its research on socio-economic status for the purpose of its application to Medicare[…]
  • A partnership consisting of a county government, a public hospital, a county-run Medicaid managed care plan, and a[…]
  • A new report looks at how Medicaid has affected the health and health care of people throughout the[…]
  • Last week the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission met in Washington, D.C. During two days of meetings, MedPAC commissioners[…]
  • Hospital readmissions within 30 days of discharge may not be a good way of judging the quality of[…]
  • When the Affordable Care Act passed, observers were worried about health insurance “churn”: people moving from one health[…]
  • In a new issue brief, the Commonwealth Fund has identified what it views to be six key elements[…]
  • With Medicaid disproportionate share payments (Medicaid DSH) facing future reductions, the agency charged with advising Congress on Medicaid[…]