CMS Clarifies Medicaid Uncompensated Care Reimbursement Plan
from RevCycle Intelligence
CMS plans to use third party and Medicare claims reimbursements to calculate hospital-specific uncompensated care costs and distribute Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospital payments, according to a proposed rule from the federal agency. The proposed rule clarifies the methodology for determining Medicaid Disproportionate Share payments, which are designed to help hospitals shoulder the economic burden of treating larger proportions of Medicaid and uninsured patients.
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