Hospital Issues

Renewed push for equity in the Indigent Care Pool

Several advocacy groups, along with NYC Health + Hospitals and labor unions, continue to push for redistribution of the Indigent Care Pool (ICP). Over $1 billion in Medicaid funds are allocated to hospitals across the state, and advocates believe the funding should be...

Hospital charity care funding

For far too long, hospital indigent care pool funding – also referred to as hospital charity care funding – has been allocated in a way that does not tie the money to actual services to low-income people.  As part of the 2018-19 state budget agreement, the NYS...

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