CHA News Article

DHCS Issues FAQs on PPC Reporting

The Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) has released frequently asked questions (FAQs) regarding the reporting of provider preventable conditions (PPCs). The FAQs are available at www.dhcs.ca.gov/individuals/Pages/AI_PPC.aspx. CHA and DHCS continue to discuss various aspects of implementation, educational needs and requirements to comply with the language in the Affordable Care Act regarding PPCs.DHCS is honoring the “grace period” for reporting PPCs; however, providers will eventually be required to report all PPCs that occur on or after July 1, 2012. For questions regarding PPCs, contact DHCS at PPCHCAC@dhcs.ca.gov.

 

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