State Fiscal Year (SFY) 2021 Upper Payment Limit (UPL) Hospital Payments

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The Georgia Department of Community Health (DCH) has communicated the process of the SFY 2021 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 2021 UPL Payments.

The timetable for these payments is listed below.

  • Notice to Hospitals sent on Wednesday, September 15, 2021.
  • Notice of Intent to Transfer is due Monday, September 20, 2021.
  • Intergovernmental Transfers (IGT) are due no later than 12 p.m. on Wednesday, September 29, 2021. If an IGT is not received by the deadline, the associated UPL payment will be delayed until later this year. Please note the change in banking information.
  • Payments will be issued on Thursday, October 28, 2021, to eligible hospitals 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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