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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 non-partisan federal agency charged with advising Congress, the Department of Health and Human Services, and the states[…]
  • At its public meeting last week, the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) looked at challenges surrounding payments to[…]
  • Socioeconomic factors play a much greater role than geography in explaining variations in Medicare spending. According to a[…]
  • Permitting states to use Medicaid money to enable newly eligible Medicaid recipients to purchase health insurance on the[…]
  • The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has posted more information about its offer to settle hospital[…]
  • The independent agency that advises Congress on Medicare payment issues has upgraded its tools for communicating with Congress[…]
  • Faced with an 18-month backlog of hundreds of thousands of appeals on cases in which auditors say hospitals[…]
  • Medicaid patients use hospital emergency rooms more frequently than privately insured and uninsured patients but are not overusing[…]
  • Patients who express satisfaction with the quality of the hospital care they received are not necessarily receiving high-quality[…]
  • Approximately seven million Americans will not need to wait until the next open enrollment period to take advantage[…]