Additional Class of Disproportionate Share Payments for Burn Centers

[46 Pa.B. 7767]
[Saturday, December 10, 2016]

 The Department of Human Services (Department) is providing final notice of its funding allocation for disproportionate share hospital payments to qualifying Medical Assistance enrolled acute care general hospital burn centers for Fiscal Year (FY) 2015-2016. The Department is not otherwise changing the qualifying criteria or payment methodology for these payments.

 The Department published notice of its intent to allocate funding for these payments at 46 Pa.B. 3033 (June 11, 2016). The Department received no public comments during the 30-day comment period and will implement the change as described in its notice of intent.

Fiscal Impact

 The FY 2015-2016 impact as a result of the funding allocation for these payments is $7.880 million ($3.782 million in State general funds).


Fiscal Note: 14-NOT-1104. (1) General Fund; (2) Implementing Year 2015-16 is $3,782,000; (3) 1st Succeeding Year 2016-17 through 5th Succeeding Year 2020-21 are $0; (4) 2014-15 Program—$3,782,000; 2013-14 Program—$3,782,000; 2012-13 Program—$3,782,000; (7) Hospital-Based Burn Centers; (8) recommends adoption. Funds have been included in the budget to cover this increase.

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 16-2142. Filed for public inspection December 9, 2016, 9:00 a.m.]

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