State Fiscal Year 2018 Indigent Care Trust Fund Interim Payments

InsightsClient Alert

The Georgia Department of Community Health (DCH) has communicated to providers in a memorandum dated November 8, 2017 that DCH is preparing to make interim payments for the State Fiscal Year 2018 Disproportionate Share Hospital program.  Interim payments will not be provided to private hospitals due to the unavailability of state matching funds.

The following are due by Wednesday, November 15, 2017:

  1. Letter of Agreement
  2. Any change in banking information
  3. Notice of Intent to Transfer

Intergovernmental transfers are due by 12 p.m. Monday, November 27, 2017.

Payments will be issued on Friday, December 8, 2017.

Payment and intergovernmental transfer amounts have been posted on DCH’s website at  Select the following links:

Provider> Provider Types> Hospital> Indigent Care Trust Fund

Individual facility data elements will be provided separately by Myers & Stauffer.  Hospitals are encouraged to review their data to ensure DCH has accurately recorded their information.

If you would like assistance in reviewing your facility’s data, please contact our Albany office at (229) 883-7878 or our Atlanta office at (404) 220-8494.