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DHCS Extends Deadline for Hospital-Directed Contract Status File

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As previously reported in CHA News, the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) last month released the fiscal year 2018-19 Phase 2 encounter data files for hospitals and health plans to begin reconciling the contract status. These encounter files will be used in the calculations for the Hospital Fee Program managed care directed payments. DHCS has announced it will extend the deadline for hospitals and health plans to submit reconciled files from July 17 to July 31.