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42 U.S. Code § 300d–46 - Definition

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In this part, the term “uncompensated care costs” means unreimbursed costs from serving self-pay, charity, or Medicaid patients, without regard to payment under section 1396r–4 of this title, all of which are attributable to emergency care and trauma care, including costs related to subsequent inpatient admissions to the hospital.

(July 1, 1944, ch. 373, title XII, § 1246, as added Pub. L. 111–148, title III, § 3505(a)(6), Mar. 23, 2010, 124 Stat. 525.)