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Report to Congress on Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospital Payments

Description
First annual report on Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospital (DSH) payments, which provide support to safety-net hospitals to help offset uncompensated care costs for Medicaid and uninsured patients. Discusses Medicaid policy, current and future DSH allotments, and data needs. Table B-3 projects FY2018 DSH payments under different scenarios, with data for urban and rural hospitals and for Critical Access Hospitals.
Date
02/2016
Type
Document
Organization
Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission
Tagged as
Critical Access Hospitals · Hospitals · Medicaid · Policy · Reimbursement and payment models · Rural-urban differences · State-by-state data · Statistics and data · State-by-state