State Fiscal Year (SFY) 2020 Upper Payment Limit (UPL) Hospital Payments

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The Georgia Department of Community Health (DCH) has communicated the process of the SFY 2020 Hospital UPL payments.  Payments and intergovernmental transfer amounts were provided with a notice to providers and will be posted at  Select the following links to obtain the UPL information: Providers, Provider Types, Hospital Providers, Hospital Supplemental Reimbursement, SFY 2020 UPL Payments.

The timetable for these payments is listed below.

  • Notice to Hospitals of the SFY 2020 UPL Payments sent on Thursday, June 10, 2021.
  • Notice of Intent to Transfer & Intergovernmental Transfers (IGT) are due Monday, June 14, 2021 (if an IGT is not received by the deadline, the associated UPL payment will be delayed). The Department has shortened the IGT turnaround time in order to expedite the release of funds.
  • Payments will be issued on Thursday, July 1, 2021, to all eligible hospitals and will be issued through Georgia Medicaid Management Information System (GAMMIS).

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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