The Georgia Department of Community Health (DCH) has communicated to providers that DCH is preparing to make final payments for the State Fiscal Year 2020 Disproportionate Share Hospital (DSH) program.  Gross payments, intergovernmental transfer amounts, and related documents are included in the communication.  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.

  • Letter of Agreement, Notice of Intent to Transfer, and any change in banking information are due Thursday, April 2, 2020.
  • Intergovernmental transfers are due by noon on Monday, April 6, 2020 (no exceptions will be granted).
  • Payments will be issued on Wednesday, April 15, 2020.

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

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.

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