Health Facilities Cash Assessment Program


All Providers

  • January 14, 2014 - This email serves as a reminder regarding Assessable Health Facility Cash Assessment Receipts that as New York transforms its long term care system into an enrolled Managed long-term care (MLTC), all cash receipts for patient care services continue to be assessable for NY´s Health Facility Cash Assessment Program (HFCAP), including patient care cash receipts from MLTC providers.

    For more information on patient care cash receipts as it pertains to the HFCAP, please refer to the appropriate facility type´s Reporting Instructions found under "Home Care Agencies" on this site.

    Should you have any questions concerning this notice, please contact a HFCAP representative at (315) 671-3800.


  • July 1, 2014 - This is notification that a determination has been made for alternative cost containment methods to the 2% Across the Board Reduction, as it relates to the Health Facility Cash Assessment (HFCAP) rate for nursing homes for April 1, 2014 thru March 31, 2015. The rate will remain at 6.8%, continuing the 6.8% from its original effective date of November 1, 2012. Further details about the alternative cost containment measures taken will be forthcoming in a future notification.

    As a reminder, the due dates for the April thru July 2014 HFCAP reports for nursing homes were postponed earlier this month as listed below:

    Report Month REVISED
    Extended Due Date
    April 2014 07/15/14
    May 2014 07/31/14
    June 2014 08/15/14
    July 2014 09/02/14

    The electronic website for report submission at will reopen Tuesday, July 1st for the submission of the April, May, and June 2014 reports. You will be able to submit your July 2014 report after July 31.

    Should you have any questions, please contact a HFCAP representative at (315)671-3800.


Home Care Agencies