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DHLF Lobbying Dues Disclosure for Cost Reports

October 8, 2018 TO:  Members, District Hospital Leadership Forum FROM:  Sherreta Lane, DHLF Senior Vice President, Finance Policy SUBJECT:  Medicare Cost Reports and DHLF Dues Under the Medicare Provider Reimbursement Manual, Part 1, Section 2139, hospitals are required to make adjustments in their Medicare cost reports to eliminate the portion of association membership dues that

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Update on Supplemental Funds / My Medical Leave

At both the CFO and Board meetings last week, we went over the various supplemental funding programs, which I’m summarizing below (including some new information which has come up since last week’s meetings): AB 113 – The traditional 17-18 program checks were sent to hospitals the end of June.  Most reported receiving them by June

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DHLF PRIME Legislative Briefing – 9/12/2018

On September 12, the DHLF provided a successful briefing to state legislative staff on district/municipal hospitals’ experience to date with PRIME. We are very grateful to the hospital representatives that took the time (and, in some cases, significant travel challenges) to come to Sacramento so the legislative staff could hear directly about the good work

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PRIME/Waiver Update

Dear CEOs and CFOs of district/municipal hospitals: We wanted to take this opportunity to let you all know of the terrific work being done by the PRIME teams at your hospitals. In October, I provided an update to DHCS and many other Medi-Cal stakeholders based on your DY 12 year end reports. All districts have

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Federal ACA Activities 9/20/17

We wanted to provide you with an update on federal activities around the repeal of the ACA. As you have heard in the press, there is renewed interest by some in the Senate to pass an ACA repeal-replace bill. What is being termed the “Cassidy/Graham” bill is gaining momentum in the House. As of today,

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