June 30, 2023
The Effects of More Than 1 Million Losing Medicaid Coverage
About 1.5 million Americans have lost Medicaid coverage in more than two dozen states, and hospitals are beginning to see the financial effects of caring for more uninsured patients. Additionally, site-neutral payment has forced physicians, patient advocates, and hospitals and health systems to take sides in the debate over Medicare reimbursement rates based on location of care, and a new report shows that approximately a quarter of residents in 18 states struggle with medical debt.
Register for the NRHA Rural Health Clinic and Critical Access Hospital Conferences, September 26-29, to explore how we can ensure we can care for patients and the bottom line with experts at NRHA’s Rural Health Clinic and Critical Access Hospital Conferences Sept. 26-29 in Kansas City.