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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 17-1740



Disproportionate Share Incentive Payments Posted for Cost Reports Ending December 31, 2016

[47 Pa.B. 6566]
[Saturday, October 21, 2017]

 This notice announces that the Department of Human Services (Department) made Disproportionate Share incentive payments to each qualified nursing facility with an acceptance letter mailed by the Department on or before August 2, 2017, for 12-month MA-11 Cost Reports ending December 31, 2016. Payment information was posted on the Department's web site at


 Individuals who wish to appeal must file a written request for a hearing with the Department's Bureau of Hearings and Appeals, 2330 Vartan Way, Second Floor, Harrisburg, PA 17110-9721, within 30 days of the date of publication of this notice. A copy should also be sent to the Department of Human Services, Office of Long-Term Living, Attention: Bureau of Finance, Division of Rate Setting and Auditing, 555 Walnut Street, Forum Place, 8th Floor, P.O. Box 8025, Harrisburg, PA 17105-8025 and to the Department of Human Services, Office of General Counsel, Health and Welfare Building, Third Floor West, P.O. Box 2675, Harrisburg, PA 17105-2675.

 Appeals of Medical Assistance providers are governed by 55 Pa. Code Chapter 41 (relating to Medical Assistance provider appeal procedures). Individuals should review these regulations carefully. Among other things, the regulations specify required information to include in a written request for hearing, and how the Bureau of Hear- ings and Appeals will determine whether a request for hearing was filed on time.

Questions or Comments

 For questions or comments regarding these payments, contact the Department of Human Services, Office of Long-Term Living, Bureau of Finance, Attention: Vasiliki Avery, (717) 787-1171,

Acting Secretary

Fiscal Note: 14-NOT-1185. No fiscal impact; (8) recommends adoption.

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 17-1740. Filed for public inspection October 20, 2017, 9:00 a.m.]

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