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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 09-1163


Hospital Quality Care Investment Grant Program

[39 Pa.B. 3233]
[Saturday, June 27, 2009]

Purpose of Notice

   The Department of Public Welfare (Department) is announcing its intent to allocate State funds for the Hospital Quality Care Investment Grant Program (Program). The purpose of the Program is to establish an incentive for acute care general hospitals to initiate quality improvement projects by offsetting some of the costs related to implementing the quality improvement initiatives. The total State funds available for this Program in Fiscal Year (FY) 2008-2009 will be $0.5 million. There will be no change in the application review, project eligibility, spending cycle, payment limit or period of payments for this Program.

Fiscal Impact

   The FY 2008-2009 fiscal impact is a one-time savings of $1.286 million ($0.500 million in State funds). There is no fiscal impact after FY 2008-2009. This payment has been included in the FY 2008-2009 MA-Inpatient budget.

Public Comment

   Interested persons are invited to submit written comments regarding this notice to the Department of Public Welfare, Office of Medical Assistance Programs, c/o Regulations Coordinator, Room 515, Health and Welfare Building, Harrisburg, PA 17120. Comments received within 30 days will be reviewed and considered for any subsequent revision of the notice.

   Persons with a disability who require an auxiliary aid or service may submit comments using the Pennsylvania AT&T Relay Service at (800) 654-5984 (TDD users) or (800) 654-5988 (voice users).


   Fiscal Note:  14-NOT-595. No fiscal impact; (8) recommends adoption.

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 09-1163. Filed for public inspection June 26, 2009, 9:00 a.m.]


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