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DHCS Releases Slide Deck from Hospital Fee Program Webinar

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The Department of Health Care Services has released the slide deck shared at a webinar it hosted yesterday, offering guidance to health plans and hospitals on changes to network provider requirements under the Hospital Fee Program.

In January, DHCS implemented new requirements  for “network provider” status, impacting eligibility for directed payment under the Hospital Fee Program. While the department has granted certain flexibilities for state fiscal years 2017-18 and 2018-19, these new changes are significant and will become effective on July 1, 2019. 

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