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55 Pa. Code § 6211.17. Efficiency incentive.

§ 6211.17. Efficiency incentive.

 (a)  An efficiency incentive is allowable if the facility’s actual allowable costs are less than the total projected operating costs, audit exceptions total no more than 6% of the facility’s total projected operating costs, and if the standard interim per diem rate was used in the previous fiscal year. If the standard interim per diem rate was not used in the previous fiscal year, no efficiency incentive is allowed.

 (b)  Efficiency incentives shall be based upon actual audited allowable costs. Efficiency incentives shall be equal to 50% of the difference between actual and total projected operating costs up to a maximum of 6% of the total actual audited costs for the facility for the fiscal year.

 (c)  The Department will not require that the efficiency incentive to be used to offset allowable costs.

Cross References

   This section cited in 55 Pa. Code §  6211.41 (relating to cost reimbursement).

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