Additional Class of Disproportionate Share Payments for Burn Centers
[48 Pa.B. 2723]
[Saturday, May 5, 2018]
The Department of Human Services (Department) is providing final notice of its funding allocation for Fiscal Year (FY) 2017-2018 disproportionate share hospital payments to qualifying Medical Assistance enrolled acute care general hospital burn centers. The Department is not otherwise changing the qualifying criteria or payment methodology for these payments.
The Department published notice of its intent to allocate funding for these payments at 47 Pa.B. 7771 (December 23, 2017). The Department received no public comments during the 30-day comment period and will implement the change as described in the notice of intent.
The FY 2017-2018 impact, as a result of the funding allocation for these payments, is $7.850 million ($3.782 million in State general funds and $4.068 million in Federal funds).
TERESA D. MILLER,
Fiscal Note: 14-NOT-1228. (1) General Fund; (2) Implementing Year 2017-18 is $3,782,000; (3) 1st Succeeding Year 2018-19 through 5th Succeeding Year 2022-23 are $0; (4) 2016-17 Program—$3,782,000; 2015-16 Program—$3,782,000; 2014-15 Program—$3,782,000; (7) Medical Assistance—Hospital-Based Burn Centers; (8) recommends adoption. Funds have been included in the budget to cover this increase.
[Pa.B. Doc. No. 18-694. Filed for public inspection May 4, 2018, 9:00 a.m.]
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