DAL-CHHA Medicaid Reimbursement Rates

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October 12, 2022

Dear Administrator:

This letter provides information about your Certified Home Health Agency (CHHA) Episodic Medicaid reimbursement rates effective October 1, 2022. The State Fiscal Year (SFY) 2022-23 Enacted Budget provided for a Minimum Wage increase for home care aides of two dollars effective October 1, 2022. This rate increase was applied to the April 1, 2022 rates available in eMedNY as outlined below:

  • Downstate (Nassau, Suffolk and Westchester) CHHA Episodic - 5.25% increase.
  • NYC CHHA Episodic - 5.61% increase.
  • Rest of State CHHA Episodic - 3.56% increase.

The provider-specific rates have been posted for your information here.

The payment for the October 1, 2022, rates to effectuate the Minimum Wage increase will be made in Cycle 2356 with a Check Date of October 24, 2022 and a Check Release Date of November 9, 2022.

If you have any questions regarding the above information, please send an email to CHHA-Rates@health.ny.gov and the Department will respond to your inquiries.


Laura Rosenthal
Bureau Director
Bureau of Nursing Home & Long Term Care Rate Setting
Division of Finance and Rate Setting
Office of Health Insurance Program