King v. Burwell: Knowns and Unknowns

Nothing gets a bunch of public health, public policy, and health care economics professionals quite as excited as prediction and speculation on the upcoming Supreme Court case: King v. Burwell. At the heart of the lawsuit is whether or not the Affordable Care Act (ACA) permits the IRS to … Continue reading

Will Medicaid gains offset DSH cuts?

The Disproportionate Share Hospital (DSH) program was developed to provide financial assistance for hospitals that care for large numbers of Medicaid and uninsured patients. During the development of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), policymakers reevaluated the program’s funding as they … Continue reading