Code of the District of Columbia

§ 44–664.14. Quarterly notice and collection.

(a) The fee imposed under § 44-664.13 shall be due and payable by the 15th of the last month of each DFY quarter.

(b) The fee imposed under § 44-664.13 shall be calculated, due, and payable on a quarterly basis, but shall not be due and payable until the District issues written notice to each hospital informing the hospital of its fee rate, inpatient net patient revenue subject to the fee, and the fee amount owed on a quarterly basis, including, in the initial written notice from the District to the hospital, all fee amounts owed beginning with the period October 1 of each District Fiscal Year, to ensure all applicable fee obligations have been identified.

(c)(1) If a hospital fails to pay the full amount of its fee by the date required, the unpaid balance shall accrue interest at the rate of 1.5% per month or any fraction thereof, which shall be added to the unpaid balance.

(2) The Chief Financial Officer may arrange a payment plan for the amount of the fee and interest in arrears.

(d) The payment by the hospital of the fee created in this subchapter shall be reported as an allowable cost for purposes of Medicaid hospital reimbursement.


(Dec. 13, 2017, D.C. Law 22-33, § 5085, 64 DCR 7652; Oct. 30, 2018, D.C. Law 22-168, § 5042(c), 65 DCR 9388; Sept. 11, 2019, D.C. Law 23-16, § 5083(c), 66 DCR 8621.)

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 5083(c) of Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Support Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2019 (D.C. Act 23-112, Sept. 4, 2019, 66 DCR 11964).

For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 5083(c) of Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2019 (D.C. Act 23-91, July 22, 2019, 66 DCR 8497).

For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 5042(c) of Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Support Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2018 (D.C. Act 22-458, Oct. 3, 2018, 65 DCR 11212).

For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 5042(c) of Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2018 (D.C. Act 22-434, July 30, 2018, 65 DCR 8200).

For temporary (90-day) creation of this section, see § 5085 of the Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Support Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2017, effective October 24, 2017 (D.C. Act 22-167; 64 DCR 10802).

For temporary (90-day) creation of this section, see § 5085 of the Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2017, effective July 20, 2017 (D.C. Act 22-104; 64 DCR 7032).