TITLE

CMS ready to help offset hospitals' cost of caring for illegal immigrants

PUB. DATE
May 2005
SOURCE
AHA News;5/16/2005, Vol. 41 Issue 10, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the release of government guidelines from the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Service, which laid out how hospitals and other health care providers will be reimbursed for the cost of rendering emergency care to undocumented immigrants. Act which allocates $250 million in Medicare reimbursements annually to help offset the cost of emergency care to illegal immigrants; Way in which the annual funding in reimbursements will be allotted; Reaction of some health care organizations to the release of the guidelines.
ACCESSION #
17084825

 

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