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NAUH Study Cited in News Report

A July 1 story in the Richmond Register about the implications of the Supreme Court’s decision upholding the Affordable Care Act cites past research by the National Association of Urban Hospitals (NAUH) on how the reform law may affect hospitals.

The story, “Local health providers prepare for changes in services, funding,” speculates about the degree to which new revenue hospitals receive because more of their patients will be insured will be offset by the loss of Medicare disproportionate share (Medicare DSH) and Medicaid disproportionate share (Medicaid DSH) payments those hospitals will experience under the 2009 reform law.

Read the Richmond Register story here and find the NAUH study cited in the story, The Potential Impact of Affordable Care Act-Mandated Medicare DSH Cuts on Urban Safety-Net Hospitals, hereiStock_000004661519XSmall.

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