January 1, 2018 Rates Posted to HCS

Carl J. Pucci in Finance & Reimbursement

The Department of Health (DOH) has released a Dear Administrator Letter (DAL) regarding the January 2018 rates.

As outlined in the DAL, these rates include an adjustment based on information provided on the minimum wage survey, the second survey related to contract staff minimum wage, a case mix adjustment based on the July 2017 Minimum Data Set (MDS) update, and the attested 2018 capital rates.

Attached is the Dear Administrator announcement, which contains the information regarding the January 2018 Initial Rates. The rate will be in cycle 2122 with the check release date of May 9, 2018. 


Carl J. Pucci
Chief Financial Officer
518-462-4800 x36