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Decision #
2008D37
Case #
04-1083; 04-1091; 04-1093; 04-1950
Provider #
22-0033
Issue
1. Whether the Intermediary improperly computed the numerator of the Medicaid fractions that were used to calculate the Provider's disproportionate share hospital (DSH) payments for fiscal years (FYs) 1999, 2000, 2001, and 2002 by excluding inpatient days attributable to individuals who were both eligible for medical assistance under an approved Medicaid State plan and enrolled in a Medicare +Choice (M+C) plan for such days.; 2. Whether the Intermediary improperly computed the numerators of the Medicaid fractions that were used to calculate the Provider's DSH payments for FYs 1999, 2000, 2001 and 2002 by excluding inpatient days attributable to individuals who allegedly received assistance under the Massachusetts Uncompensated Care Pool for such days.; 3. Whether the Intermediary improperly computed the Medicaid fraction that was used to calculate the Provider's DSH payment for fiscal year 2002 by i) excluding from the numerator inpatient days attributable to individuals who were in a labor and delivery room at the census-taking hour and who had not previously occupied a routine bed and ii) including such days in the denominator.; 4.Whether the Medicare/Supplemental Security Income (SSI) fraction that was used to calculate the Provider's DSH payment for FY 1999 should be recalculated, or, in the alternative, whether the Medicare SSI fraction should be revised.
Case Name
Beverly Hospital, Beverly MA
Decision Date
09/23/2008
Fiscal Year End
9/30/1999-9/30/2002