Review of Draft Chapter for June Report and Proposed Medicaid Shortfall Recommendation

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April 2019

As part of MACPAC’s ongoing work on Medicaid hospital payment policy, Chapter 2 of the June 2019 report to Congress will discuss the definition for Medicaid shortfall used for Medicaid disproportionate share hospital (DSH) payments. This presentation summarizes the chapter, which contains a recommendation approved by the Commission to change the definition of Medicaid shortfall to exclude costs and payments for all Medicaid-eligible patients for whom Medicaid is not the primary payer.

Publication Type: Presentations

From: April 2019 MACPAC Public Meeting

Tags: disproportionate share hospital (DSH) payment, hospitals, supplemental payments