Analysis: RGV hospitals to lose $100 million from end of 1115 Medicaid waiver program

The Monitor
By Berenice Garcia

A new analysis measuring the impact of losing the 1115 waiver program in the state estimates that hospitals in the Rio Grande Valley will lose nearly $100 million per year in federal healthcare funds.

Texas Essential Healthcare Partnerships, a nonprofit group, issued their analysis estimating that 11 hospitals in the Valley would lose about $98,130,066 without the waiver program, a calculation based on lost revenue in charity care and uncompensated care pools provided by the waiver.

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