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Bill advances for fund to help hospitals meet Medicaid reimbursement shortfall

By Rural Radio  
   February 20, 2024

Nebraska lawmakers approved a measure intended to help critical-care access hospitals meet financial challenges posed by low Medicaid reimbursements. Among other provisions in LB1087, the stateโ€™s hospitals would pay an assessment of up to six percent of their net income into a fund that would leverage federal matching funds to enhance rates paid to hospitals under the medical assistance program.

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