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Disproportionate Share Hospital (DSH) Program

DSH is a special program which is aimed at making up the short-fall for hospitals when care is provided to an uninsured or underinsured patient and to Medi-Cal beneficiaries.  A hospital which provides a certain amount of uncompensated care is designated as a disproportionate share hospital and may subsequently qualify for additional funds.

The following are publications for the DSH Program.  Older files are located in the DSH archive.

 DSH Eligibility Lists


DSH Medicaid Utilization Rate (MUR) Formula


DSH Low Income Utilization Rate (LIUR) Formula


DSH Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (OBRA) Formula


1991 Medi-Cal Peer Group Definitions


DSH Archive

Contact the DSH Program (Coming soon!)


Last modified on: 4/21/2017 1:18 PM