The Georgia Department of Community Health notified public hospitals of a redistribution of overpayments identified by Myers and Stauffer’s Independent Verification of the SFY 2015 through SFY 2017 DSH payments.

Information about the schedule, payment and intergovernmental transfer amount is available on the Department’s web site at dch.georgia.gov by selecting options for “Provider,” “Provider Types,” “Hospital Providers,” then “Indigent Care Trust Fund” or at the following link: https://dch.georgia.gov/providers/provider-types/hospital-providers/indigent-care-trust-fund

The timetable for these payments is listed below.

  • Notice of Intent to Transfer form is due Monday, April 26, 2021.
  • Intergovernmental transfers are due by noon on Monday, May 3, 2021 (no exceptions will be granted).
  • Payments will be issued on Tuesday, May 25, 2021.

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

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