We hope you enjoyed the holidays and New Year and are getting back into the swing of work. Speaking of work: Medicaid. We have previously covered on this blog (here) the Trump Administration’s growing departure from the Obama Administration with respect to the Medicaid program, but now the departure has become increasingly palpable. On January 11, 2018, CMS announced a new policy supporting states seeking to adopt work and community engagement requirements (together hereinafter referred to as “work requirement”) as part of their Medicaid programs through section 1115 waivers. … More
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An appeal recently filed in the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit could give further clarity regarding the CMS’s ability to discount Medicaid DSH payments for hospitals that received funds from Medicare and private insurers.
DSH Uncompensated Care Costs and the FAQ Policies
The Medicaid Act requires state Medicaid programs to increase payments to hospitals that treat a disproportionate share of Medicaid and uninsured patients. … More