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The Importance of Medicare DSH

The National Association of Urban Hospitals (NAUH) frequently speaks out and writes about the importance of Medicare disproportionate share hospital payments, or Medicare DSH, to the nation’s urban safety-net hospitals.

The vast majority of private, non-profit urban safety-net hospitals are Medicare DSH hospitals.

But what is Medicare DSH?  How does a hospital qualify for Medicare DSH payments?

Learn more about Medicare DSH,  why it was created, why it is so important to eligible hospitals, and how it is about to change as a result of the Affordable Care Act in this FAQiStock_000001497717XSmall on the Medicare Newsgroup web site.

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