Last week, the U.S. Senate released the text for the Build Back Better (BBB) bill. Previously, there has been some ambiguity over the bill’s contents as the potential size and spending has fluctuated, with Democratic leaders making changes that will garnish enough votes. One of the biggest surprises in the text was the inclusion of a provision that would reduce the pools for the Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospital (DSH) program and uncompensated care. These reductions would drastically hamper access and quality of care for the most vulnerable. Keep reading to learn more about the problematic provision of this bill and the response from industry leaders. Read More >>>

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