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H.R. 6584: To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide for a temporary increase in Medicaid DSH allotments during the COVID-19 emergency period, and for other purposes.


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The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress, and was published on Apr 21, 2020.


This bill increases Medicaid disproportionate share hospital (DSH) allotments for FY2020 and for the duration of the public health emergency relating to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019). (DSHs are hospitals that receive additional payment under Medicaid for treating a large share of low-income patients.)