CHA News Article

CMS Approves Hospital Fee Program Managed Care Rates
Rate package covers expansion population for Jan. 1 – June 30, 2015

Yesterday, the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) shared four approval letters. dated Dec. 12, from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Hospitals should share the relevant letters, linked here, with their accounting firms:

While DHCS has expressed optimism that the state fiscal year 2015-16 and 2016-17 rates are near the top of CMS’ list to review next, CMS has yet to officially approve these rate packages. CHA will share updates in future CHA News articles.