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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

  • After major improvements during the early years of Medicare’s hospital readmissions reduction program, the program is no longer[…]
  • Practices that served more socially high-risk patients had lower quality and lower costs, and practices that served more[…]
  • The Affordable Care Act has reduced socioeconomic disparities in access to health care in the U.S. According to[…]
  • Federal funds allocated to states to make Medicaid disproportionate share hospital payments (Medicaid DSH) payments would be reduced[…]
  • Federal funds allocated to states to make Medicaid disproportionate share hospital payments (Medicaid DSH) payments would be reduced[…]
  • The House Ways and Means Committee’s Health Subcommittee has launched a new initiative to attempt to improve the[…]
  • The U.S. Government Accountability Office has performed a limited study of the utilization of Medicaid behavioral health services[…]
  • Last week the House Energy and Commerce Committee took a look at the 340B prescription drug discount program,[…]
  • The emphasis in recent years on reducing hospital readmissions has not resulted in an increase in post-discharge deaths[…]
  • Medicaid beneficiaries are generally satisfied with their access to care and the quality of care they receive. Or[…]