That budget proposal calls for numerous cuts in Medicare payments to hospitals, including significant reductions in Medicare bad debt reimbursement, medical education payments, and payments for inpatient rehabilitation services.

NAUH LogoIt also calls for restoring the Medicaid primary care payment increase through calendar year 2017.

NAUH has prepared a detailed memo outlining the potential implications of the proposed FY 2017 budget for private safety-net hospitals. Representatives of private safety-net hospitals may request a copy of this memo by using the “contact us” link at the top of this screen.