​​​​Payment Information FAQs
Clinic Workforce Stabilization Retention Payments (CWSRP)



​​Initial FAQs Posted 10/14/2022​

1. How much is the retention pay​​ment?

For eligible employees, the payment amount is up to $1,000.

Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) may reduce the payment amount on a pro rata basis should the volume of requests exceed the funding allotted ($70 million).

2. Can qualified clinics use retentio​n payments to supplant other payments to eligible employees?

No, qualified clinics cannot use retention payments to supplant other payments to eligible employee.

3. Will DHCS post information on the number ​or amount of payments made?

DHCS will post the following information on the ​CWSRP webpage: the amount each qualified clinic site received and the total number of eligible employees reported by each qualified clinic.

4. Will retention payments be factored into any reconciliation process or prospective payment system (PPS) rate calculation?

Retention payments will not be factored into any reconciliation process or PPS rate calculation to the extent permitted by law.​​

Last modified date: 10/27/2022 9:25 AM