Pennsylvania Code & Bulletin

• No statutes or acts will be found at this website.

The Pennsylvania Bulletin website includes the following: Rulemakings by State agencies; Proposed Rulemakings by State agencies; State agency notices; the Governor’s Proclamations and Executive Orders; Actions by the General Assembly; and Statewide and local court rules.

PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 18-695



Disproportionate Share Hospital Payments for Obstetrical and Neonatal Services

[48 Pa.B. 2724]
[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 hospitals providing obstetrical and neonatal services. 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. 7773 (December 23, 2017). The Department received no comments during the 30-day comment period and will implement the change as described in the notice of intent.

Fiscal Impact

 The FY 2017-2018 impact, as a result of these payments, is $13.867 million ($6.681 million in State general funds and $7.186 million in Federal funds).


Fiscal Note: 14-NOT-1229. (1) General Fund; (2) Implementing Year 2017-18 is $6,681,000; (3) 1st Succeeding Year 2018-19 through 5th Succeeding Year 2022-23 are $0; (4) 2016-17 Program—$3,681,000; 2015-16 Program—$3,681,000; 2014-15 Program—$3,681,000; (7) Medical Assistance—Obstetric and Neonatal Services; (8) recommends adoption. Funds have been included in the budget to cover this increase.

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 18-695. Filed for public inspection May 4, 2018, 9:00 a.m.]

No part of the information on this site may be reproduced for profit or sold for profit.

This material has been drawn directly from the official Pennsylvania Bulletin full text database. Due to the limitations of HTML or differences in display capabilities of different browsers, this version may differ slightly from the official printed version.