SFY 2018 Indigent Care Trust Fund Final Payments

InsightsClient Alert

The Georgia Department of Community Health (DCH) has communicated to providers in a memorandum dated May 14th that DCH is preparing to make final payments for the State Fiscal Year 2018 Disproportionate Share Hospital (DSH) program.  Gross payments, intergovernmental transfer amounts, and related documents are included with the memorandum.  This information is 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.

The timetable for these payments is listed below.  If you have any questions or need assistance in reviewing your calculated amounts, please contact our Albany office at (229) 883-7878 or our Atlanta office at (404) 220-8494.

  • Letter of Agreement if not previously submitted, Notices of Intent to Transfer, and any change in banking information are due Monday, May 21, 2018.
  • Intergovernmental transfers are due by noon on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 (no exceptions will be granted).
  • Payments will be issued on Friday, June 8, 2018.

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