FY 2021 Disproportionate Share Hospital (DSH) Payment

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The Georgia Department of Community Health (DCH) has communicated to providers that DCH is preparing to make final payments for the State Fiscal Year 2021 Disproportionate Share Hospital (DSH) program. Gross payments, intergovernmental transfer amounts, and related documents are posted on DCH’s website at www.dch.georgia.gov. Select the following links to obtain the DSH information: Providers, Provider Types, Hospital Providers, Indigent Care Trust Fund, or click on the following link: https://dch.georgia.gov/providers/provider-types/hospital- providers/indigent-care-trust-fund.

The timetable for these payments is listed below.

  • Letter of Agreement, Notice of Intent to Transfer, and any change in banking information are due Monday, May 24,
  • Intergovernmental transfers are due by noon on Wednesday, June 2, 2021 (no exceptions will be granted).
  • Payments will be issued on Thursday, June 24,

Hospitals will receive a separate notice regarding repayment of excess interim payments over final payment amounts, if applicable.

For more information, please contact our Albany office at (229) 883-7878 or our Atlanta office at (404) 220-8494.


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