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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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Southcoast Health System
New Bedford, Massachusetts

Noteworthy News

  • The House of Representatives will pursue entitlement spending cuts next year, House Speaker Paul Ryan recently explained on[…]
  • The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission met in Washington, D.C. last week. Among the issues on the agenda of[…]
  • Pass legislation blocking cuts in Medicaid disproportionate share payments (Medicaid DSH) and Medicare payments made to qualified providers[…]
  • The uninsured do not use emergency rooms more than the insured. And the expansion of health insurance coverage[…]
  • One of the long-time barriers to states and hospitals addressing low-income patients’ social services needs and the social[…]
  • Physicians who serve large numbers of low-income patients are more likely to incur penalties under Medicare value-based purchasing[…]
  • Hospitals and other health care providers say it is an essential tool in ensuring access to care, and[…]
  • A new study suggests that the decline in avoidable hospital readmissions of Medicare patients driven by the federal[…]
  • Legislation introduced in Congress would block the attempt by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to slash[…]
  • New guidance from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services on the use of directing supplemental Medicaid resources[…]