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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

  • In a letter to members of the House, NAUH has endorsed H.R. 2, the Medicare Access and CHIP[…]
  • One of the primary arguments made by the National Association of Urban Hospitals in favor of government reimbursement[…]
  • Every year the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the Inspector General (OIG) examines the[…]
  • The federal agency that advises Congress on Medicare payment issues has submitted to Congress its annual recommendations for[…]
  • With a March 31 deadline looming before Medicare payments to physicians are scheduled to decline more than 20[…]
  • The independent agency that advises Congress on Medicare payment issues has recommended that Congress call on Medicare to[…]
  • Safety-net hospitals are more likely than others to fare poorly under Medicare’s value-based purchasing program. Or so concludes[…]
  • States are relying more on provider taxes and other sources to raise their share of Medicaid funding, a[…]
  • Homelessness is a problem especially prevalent in urban areas, and numerous studies have shown that homelessness contributes to[…]
  • The National Association of Urban Hospitals has endorsed a new bill to add risk adjustment to Medicare’s hospital[…]