Lawmakers Send Letter Opposing HHS Plan To Cap states refunds for public hospitals, Other Health Care Providersannounced limit House members and senators sent letters HHS Secretary Mike Leavitt to a to a proposed settlement in January from the CMS State Medicaid reimbursements would to providers, CongressDaily reports (Johnson, CongressDaily, Under the rule, state Medicaid reimbursements to health care providers operated by local government could not exceed the actual cost and providers , rather than state and local governments would have to, any refunds entitled to entitled to to receive read . CMS said that the to eliminate to eliminate funding agreements under which health care providers receive state Medicaid reimbursement, the amount received actual cost of services actual cost of services and states additional matching funds from the federal government as a result. The rule the federal government save estimated $ 3900000000 over five years, CMS said. According to CMS, J.unicipalities or hospital districts nation-wide activities 1,153 hospitals, 822 nursing homes and 113 intermediate care centers for mentally disabled (Kaiser Daily Health Policy Report, in separate letters to Leavitt, 100 House members and 60 senators asked for a withdrawal of the rule, which they maintain disproportionately affect would be more expensive critical health care, such as trauma centers and acute care hospitals in low-income areas. The letters also argue that the rule exceeds the statutory authority of CMS. The public comment period on the rule ended last week (CongressDaily,. ‘courtesy of you, the entire Kaiser Daily Health Policy view Report, search the archives, or sign up for email delivery at Kaiser Daily Health Policy Report strongly supports imperial network a free service of the Henry J. Released. Kaiser Family Foundation. 2005 Advisory Board Company and Kaiser Family Foundation. All rights reserved.earch the archives, or sign up for email delivery at Kaiser Daily Health Policy Report strongly supports imperial network. A free service of The Henry J. Published. Kaiser Family Foundation. 2005 Advisory Board Company and Kaiser Family Foundation. All rights reserved.
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