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Long-Term Care Reimbursement AB 1629

 ​​The Long-Term Care System Development Unit establishes the Medi-Cal reimbursement rates for Freestanding Skilled Nursing Facilities Level-B (FS/NF-B), Adult Freestanding Subacute Facilities Level-B (FSSA/NF-B), NF-Bs designated as Institutions for Mental Diseases (IMD), Distinct Part Pediatric Subacute (DP/PSA) and Freestanding Pediatric Subacute Facilities Level B (FS/PSA).  

Latest News 

  • 2018 Wage Survey 

  • 2018-2019 Distinct Part Pediatric Subacute Rates 

2018 Wage Survey

The Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) is providing reimbursement to LTC providers by way of an add-on to the Medi-Cal reimbursement rate for the additional cost of the minimum wage increase due to Senate Bill 3 (Chapter 4, Statutes of 2016).

Update- October 1, 2018

DHCS is conducting a survey to collect wage data beyond the minimum wage to better understand overall wage impacts to LTC facilities.  DHCS requests for LTC providers to complete the wage survey by using the link provided below:
·         2018 Wage Survey    
Completed surveys should be submitted by November 16, 2018.  Please forward completed surveys to (FS/PSA, DP/PSA, FS/NF-B, FSSA/NF-B) with the subject line “2018 Wage Survey”.

2018-2019 Distinct Part Pediatric Subacute Rates

Update- October 1, 2018

Distinct Part Pediatric Subacute rates have been established for the 2018-2019 rate year. Rates can be found at: 2018-2019 Distinct Part Pediatric Subacute Rates
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Last modified on: 10/11/2018 2:16 PM