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Provider Notice Issued 10/13/2022

Date:      October 13, 2022

To:          Enrolled Hospitals:  Chief Executive Officers, Chief Financial Officers, and Patient Accounts Managers          

Re:          Fiscal Year 2022 Critical Access Hospital Supplemental Payment


In accordance with 305 ILCS 5/5A-12.7, the Department has posted the methodology and resulting payments for the FY 2022 Critical Access Hospital Supplemental Payment Program.  The program provides $10M annually for critical access hospitals for delivery of perinatal and OB/GYN services, behavioral healthcare including SUDS, other specialty services and telehealth services.  The full FY 2022 payments will be processed soon and paid to the hospitals through a HealthChoice Illinois managed care plan, separate from any other regular monthly supplemental payments.  The methodology and payments can be accessed at the following link:




Kelly Cunningham, Administrator
Division of Medical Programs


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