The CMS finalizes rule for cuts to Medicaid DSH payments

Modern Healthcare: The CMS on Monday published a final rule for calculating $4 billion in state Medicaid disproportionate-share hospital cuts for fiscal 2020 and $8 billion for each subsequent year through 2025.

The DSH cuts were supposed to go into effect Oct. 1, but the House of Representatives on Thursday passed a continuing resolution to fund the government and within that was a provision to delay the cuts until Nov. 21. The Senate will likely consider the same bill this week.

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