Senator Biaggi Issues Statement On the Closure of Mount Vernon Hospital

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MOUNT VERNON, WESTCHESTER COUNTY, NY – October 25, 2019 — Last week it was announced that Montefiore Health Systems would be closing down its Mount Vernon Hospital. State Senator Alessandra Biaggi (D-Bronx/Westchester) issued the following statement: “I was born at Mount Vernon hospital, and like many district residents, hold the institution and its staff close to my heart. It is …

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Engel Leads Effort to Prevent Funding Cuts to Safety-Net Hospitals

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WASHINGTON, DC — July 21, 2019 —  Congressman Eliot L. Engel, a top member on the House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee, co-led a bipartisan effort to preserve Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospital (DSH) payments for safety-net hospitals by eliminating painful cuts scheduled to go into effect on October 1, 2019. Medicaid DSH payments help sustain hospitals that serve a disproportionate number …

eHeziEngel Leads Effort to Prevent Funding Cuts to Safety-Net Hospitals