President Trump has signed a Continuing Resolution (CR) that will keep the federal government funded until December 11th, avoiding the possibility of a government shutdown this fall. The CR includes relief from select provisions related to Medicare accelerated and advanced payments and a delay of Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospital (DSH) payment cuts. The AHA states it will request that CMS extend the delay of DSH cuts through the end of FY 2021.

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