Renewed push for equity in the Indigent Care Pool

May 12, 2021 | Hospital Issues, News

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 targeted to true safety-net hospitals.

Find linked here Medicaid Matters’ memo in support of the bill to redistribute ICP funds, along with a revised joint statement (linked here) endorsed by dozen of organizations in support of this effort.