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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

  • The uninsured do not use emergency rooms more than the insured. And the expansion of health insurance coverage[…]
  • One of the long-time barriers to states and hospitals addressing low-income patients’ social services needs and the social[…]
  • Physicians who serve large numbers of low-income patients are more likely to incur penalties under Medicare value-based purchasing[…]
  • Hospitals and other health care providers say it is an essential tool in ensuring access to care, and[…]
  • A new study suggests that the decline in avoidable hospital readmissions of Medicare patients driven by the federal[…]
  • Legislation introduced in Congress would block the attempt by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to slash[…]
  • New guidance from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services on the use of directing supplemental Medicaid resources[…]
  • A growing number of states are ending or limiting retroactive eligibility for Medicaid:  the practice of Medicaid reimbursing[…]
  • First, new Medicare programs for lump-sums payments for cardiac care and joint replacements were scaled back. Then, additional[…]
  • The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is not doing enough to oversee the prescribing of opioids to[…]