March 17, 2022
  • CMS released states’ final disproportionate share hospital (DSH) allotments for fiscal years 2018 and 2019 and preliminary allotments for fiscal years 2020 and 2021. According to the notice, CMS provided $12.3 billion in DSH payments to states in 2018 and 12.5 billion in 2019. The preliminary allotments for fiscal 2020 and 2021 are $22.5 billion and $22.8 billion, respectively. The 2020 and 2021 allotments factor in adjustments from the American Rescue Plan Act, including the temporary increase in federal medical assistance. (Notice here)