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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

  • A new study suggests that hospitals might better serve frequent emergency room patients if they share data with[…]
  • For the first time in more than 20 years, the federal government is introducing major changes in how[…]
  • A coalition of physicians and medical providers has questioned whether Medicare’s patient satisfaction surveys indirectly encourage physicians to[…]
  • Amid indications that assisting with permanent supportive housing can be a cost-effective, evidence-based way of helping to address[…]
  • Medicare’s goal of reducing hospital readmissions 20 percent – a key aspect of its hospital readmissions reduction program[…]
  • It’s a new twist on an old concept: employ peers of low-income patients to go out into the[…]
  • A federal demonstration program that seeks to improve care for those eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid is[…]
  • Despite Affordable Care Act policies that have enabled millions of Americans to obtain health insurance, the health care[…]
  • Last week the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission met in Washington, D.C. On its agenda were the following issues[…]
  • The National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine has published a new report that acknowledges the challenges faced[…]