Medicaid DSH Cuts Delayed Until Nov. 21

The U.S. Senate passed a continuing resolution to provide funding for the federal government for the first few weeks of the 2020 federal fiscal year, which begins on October 1st. The measure includes a provision to delay the Medicaid disproportionate share hospital (DSH) cuts slated to also to take effect on October 1. The delay is in place until Novmeber, 21, 2019.

The House passed the continuing resolution, and the president signed the continuing resolution Friday September 27th. The measure will give the House and Senate additional time to pass the bigger spending package and keep the government open and operational.  ​