The Georgia Department of Community Health (DCH) has communicated the process of the SFY 2019 Upper Payment Limit (UPL) hospital payments.  Payments and intergovernmental transfer amounts were provided with the notice and will be posted at https://dch.georgia.gov/.  Select the following links to obtain the UPL information: Providers, Provider Types, Hospital Providers, Hospital Supplemental Reimbursement, SFY 2019 UPL Payments.

The timetable for these payments is listed below.

Notices of Intent to Transfer and any change in banking information are due Monday, October 7, 2019.

Intergovernmental transfers and Tier 2 provider fees are due by noon on Tuesday, October 15, 2019 (no exceptions will be granted).

Payments will be issued on Friday, October 25, 2019, to critical access hospitals.  Payments to all other hospitals will depend on receipt of the intergovernmental transfer.

If you have any questions or need assistance in reviewing your calculated amount, please contact our Albany office at (229) 883-7878 or our Atlanta office at (404) 220-8494.

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