74.60.080  <<  74.60.090 >>   74.60.100

Grants to certified public expenditure hospitals. (Expires July 1, 2023.)

(1) In each fiscal year commencing upon satisfaction of the applicable conditions in RCW 74.60.150(1), funds must be disbursed from the fund and the authority shall make grants to certified public expenditure hospitals, which shall not be considered payments for hospital services, as follows:
(a) University of Washington medical center: Ten million five hundred fifty-five thousand dollars in state fiscal year 2020 and up to twelve million fifty-five thousand dollars in state fiscal year 2021 through 2023 paid as follows, except if the full amount of the payments required under RCW 74.60.120(1) and 74.60.130 cannot be distributed in a given fiscal year, the amounts in this subsection must be reduced proportionately:
(i) Four million four hundred fifty-five thousand dollars in state fiscal years 2020 through 2023, except that from state fiscal year 2021 through 2023, if northwest hospital is ineligible to participate in this chapter as a prospective payment hospital, the amount per state fiscal year must be five million nine hundred fifty-five thousand dollars;
(ii) Two million dollars to integrated, evidence-based psychiatry residency program slots that did not receive state funding prior to 2016, at the integrated psychiatry residency program at the University of Washington; and
(iii) Four million one hundred thousand dollars to family medicine residency program slots that did not receive state funding prior to 2016, as directed through the family medicine residency network at the University of Washington, for slots where residents are employed by hospitals;
(b) Harborview medical center: Ten million two hundred sixty thousand dollars in each state fiscal year 2020 through 2023, except if the full amount of the payments required under RCW 74.60.120(1) and 74.60.130 cannot be distributed in a given fiscal year, the amounts in this subsection must be reduced proportionately;
(c) All other certified public expenditure hospitals: Five million six hundred fifteen thousand dollars in each state fiscal year 2020 through 2023, except if the full amount of the payments required under RCW 74.60.120(1) and 74.60.130 cannot be distributed in a given fiscal year, the amounts in this subsection must be reduced proportionately. The amount of payments to individual hospitals under this subsection must be determined using a methodology that provides each hospital with a proportional allocation of the group's total amount of medicaid and state children's health insurance program payments determined from claims and encounter data using the same general methodology set forth in RCW 74.60.120 (3) and (4).
(2) Payments must be made quarterly, before the end of each quarter, taking the total disbursement amount and dividing by four to calculate the quarterly amount. The authority shall provide a quarterly report of such payments to the Washington state hospital association.

NOTES:

Effective date2019 c 318: See note following RCW 74.60.005.
Effective date2017 c 228: See note following RCW 74.60.005.
Effective date2015 2nd sp.s. c 5: See note following RCW 74.60.005.
Effective date2013 2nd sp.s. c 17: See note following RCW 74.60.005.
Expiration dateEffective date2011 1st sp.s. c 35: See notes following RCW 74.60.020.
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