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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 response to the concerns of hospitals, Medicare is planning changes in its hospital-acquired condition reduction program. The[…]
  • Three Medicare initiatives – its hospital readmissions reduction program, value-based purchasing program, and hospital-acquired condition program – were[…]
  • More than half of the nation’s hospitals are being penalized by Medicare for readmitting too patients. Together, they[…]
  • The federal government is extending its current moratorium on new home health agencies serving Medicare beneficiaries in and[…]
  • The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced a new initiative designed to improve how states[…]
  • The federal government will streamline the renewal process for state Medicaid waivers for demonstration programs that are established[…]
  • As it celebrates is fiftieth birthday, Medicaid now covers 70 million Americans at a cost of $500 billion[…]
  • Access to behavioral health services can be a challenge for low-income adults, so the U.S. Government Accountability Office[…]
  • Do hospitals make money on graduate medical education? Do they lose money subsidizing positions above and beyond the[…]
  • Many states that expanded their Medicaid programs under the Affordable Care Act have experienced far greater increases in[…]