Participation Review Bed Requests

BED REQUESTS

Under 55 Pa.Code § 1187.21a (relating to nursing facility bed requests-statement of policy), the Department of Human Services is required to post the notice on the website listing requests received from nursing facility providers for an increase in the number of the providers’ licensed and MA-certified beds. The public notice gives the opportunity for interested persons to submit comments regarding the notice to the Department

NEW BED REQUEST - Download a Bed Request application
Workbook
Bed Transfer Request - Download a Bed Transfer application
Replacement Bed Request - Download a Replacement Bed application

2017 Bed Transfer Requests

January 2017 (2/9/2017) 
February 2017 (3/9/2017) 
March 2017 (4/14/2017) 
April 2017 (5/11/2017)
May 2017 (6/15/2017)
June 2017 (7/11/2017)
July 2017 (8/25/2017)
August 2017 (9/15/2017)
September 2017 (10/13/2017)
November 2017 (11/13/2017)

2016 Bed Transfer Requests

January 2016 (2/10/2016)
February 2016 (3/15/2016)
March 2016 (5/5/2016)
April 2016 (5/15/2016) 
May 2016 (6/14/2016)
June 2016 (7/26/2016) 
July 2016 (8/10/2016) 
August 2016 (9/15/2016)
September 2016 (10/15/2016) 
October 2016 (11/15/2016) 
November 2016 (12/15/2016) 
December 2016 (1/9/2017)

2017 Group One

Notice 07/11/2017

2016 Group One 

NOTICE - During the period from January 1, 2016, through June 30, 2016, the department did not receive any written requests from providers for additional beds. Therefore, the department will not be publishing a notice for a 2016 Group One Bed Requests

2016 Group Two
NOTICE - During the period from July 1, 2016 through Dec. 31, 2016, the department did not receive any written requests from providers for additional beds. Therefore, the department will not be publishing a notice for a group 2016 Group Two Bed Request.

2015 Group One

Notice 07/30/2015 
Decision 12/23/2015

2015 Group Two

NOTICE - During the period from July 1, 2015, through Dec. 31, 2015, the department did not receive any written requests from providers for additional beds. Therefore, the department will not be publishing a notice for a 2015 Group Two Bed Requests.

2015 Bed Transfer Requests

January 2015
February 2015
March 2015
April 2015
May 2015
June 2015 (7/15/2015)
July 2015 (10/5/2015)
August 2015 (10/5/2015)
September 2015 (10/09/2015)
October 2015 (11/10/2015)
November 2015 (12/10/2015)  
December 2015 (1/15/2016)

2014 Group One

NOTICE - During the period from January 1, 2014, through June 30, 2014, the department did not receive any written requests from providers for additional beds. Therefore, the department will not be publishing a notice for a 2014 Group One Bed Requests covering the submission period of Jan. 1, 2014, through June 30, 2014.

2014 Group Two

Notice
Decision

2014 Bed Transfer Requests

January 2014

February 2014

March 2014

April 2014
May 2014
June 2014
July 2014
August 2014
September 2014
October 2014
November 2014

December 2014

2013 Group One

NOTICE: 2013 Group One Bed Requests received covering the submission period of January 1, 2013 through June 30, 2013.
Decision

2013 Group Two

NOTICE: 2013 Group Two Bed Requests received covering the submission period of July 1, 2013 through December 31, 2013.
 

Public Comments

JD13001 – Memorial Hospital

JD13001 - Response to Public Comment
JD13001 - Bradford County Commissioners
JD13001 - PACAH Re Tulip Special Care

JD13003 - Kling Health

JD13003 - Guardian Eldercare Re Kling Health
JD13003 - PACAH - Public Comment
JD 13003-Response to Public Comments

JD13004 – Tulip Special Care

JD13004 - Response to Public Comments
JD13004 - Extendicare Re Tulip Special Care
JD13004 - Fox Subacute Re Tulip Special Care
JD13004 - Genesis Healthcare Re Tulip Special Care a
JD13004 - PACAH Re Tulip Special Care

Decision

2013 Bed Transfer Requests

January 2013

February 2013

  • TR13002 – Forbes Center for Rehab & Healthcare
  • Decision

March 2013
April 2013

May 2013
June 2013

July 2013
August 2013
September 2013
October 2013
November 2013
December 2013

2012 Group One

NOTICE: 2012 Group One Bed Requests received covering the submission period of Jan. 1, 2012 through June 30, 2012.
Decision

2012 Group Two

NOTICE:  2012 Group Two Bed Requests received covering the submission period of July 1, 2012 through Dec. 31, 2012.
Decision

2012 Bed Transfer Requests

December 2012

November 2012
October 2012
September 2012
August 2012
July 2012
June 2012
May 2012
April 2012
March 2012

  • Decision - TR12002 - Golden Living-East Mountain - Lackawanna - Denied

February 2012

  • Decision - TR12001 - Millcreek Manor - Erie - Denied

January 2012

2011 Group One

NOTICE: 2011 Group One Bed Requests received covering the submission period of January 1, 2011 through June 30, 2011.
Decision

2011 Group Two

NOTICE: 2011 Group Two Bed Requests received covering the submission period of July 1, 2011 through Dec. 31, 2011.
Decision

2011 Bed Transfer Requests

December 2011
November 2011
October 2011
September 2011

  • Decision -
  • TR11010 - Caring Heart Rehabilitation & Nursing Center - Philadelphia - Denied
  • TR11009 - Sayre Health Care Center - Bradford - Withdrawn

August 2011
July 2011

  • Decision - TR11008 - ManorCare Health Services - Lebanon - Approved

June 2011

  • Decision - TR11007 - ManorCare Health Care Services-Camp Hill - Cumberland - Approved

May 2011
April 2011

  • Decision - TR11006 - ManorCare Health Services - Monroeville - Approved

March 2011

  • Decision -
  • TR11003 - Green Ridge Health Care Center - Approved
  • TR11004 - Manchester Presbyterian Lodge - Approved
  • TR11005 - ManorCare Health Services - King of Prussia - Approved

February 2011

  • Decision -
  • TR11001 - ManorCare Health Services - Yardley - Approved
  • TR11002 - ManorCare Health Services - Mercy Fitzgerald - Approved

January 2011

2010 Group One

NOTICE - 2010 Group One Bed Requests received covering the submission period of January 1, 2010 through June 30, 2010.
Decision

2010 Group Two

NOTICE - During the period from July 1, 2010, through Dec. 31, 2010, the department did not receive any written requests from providers for additional beds. Therefore, the department will not be publishing a notice for a 2010 Group Two Bed Requests covering the submission period of July 1, 2010, through Dec. 31, 2010.

2010 Bed Transfer Requests

December 2010

  • Decision -
  • TR10005 - Golden Living - East Mountain - Disapproved
  • TR10006 - Little Sisters of the Poor - Disapproved
  • TR10007 - Cumberland Place - Disapproved
  • TR10008 - Caring Heart Rehab & Nsg Center -Approved
  • TR10009 - Caring Heart Rehab & Nursing Center - Approved
  • TR10010 - ManorCare Health Services-Monroeville - Disapproved
  • TR10011 - Lutheran SeniorLife - Disapproved

November 2010

  • Decision - TR10004 - ManorCare Health Services-Whitehall Borough - Approved

October 2010
September 2010
August 2010
July 2010
June 2010

  • Decision - TR10003 - Montgomery Rehab Center of Chestnut Hill - Withdrawn

May 2010

  • Decision - TR10002 - Canterbury Place - Approved

April 2010

  • Decision - TR10001 - Meadville Nursing & Rehabilitation Center - Approved

2009 Group One

NOTICE - During the period from Jan. 1, 2009, through June 30, 2009, the department did not receive any written requests from providers for additional beds. Therefore, the department will not be publishing a notice for a 2009 Group One Exception Requests covering the submission period of January 1, 2009, through June 30, 2009.

2009 Group Two

NOTICE - 2009 Group Two Exception Requests received covering the submission period of July 1, 2009 through Dec. 31, 2009.
Decision

History of Bed Request Decisions

History of Bed Request Decisions

BED TRANSFER REQUESTS

Nursing facility bed requests are reviewed bi-annually and decisions are rendered based on the Statement of Policy Annex A published in the Pa. Bulletin, April 3, 2010 issue. Bed requests are batched into review groups based on the year and date of receipt in accordance with the Statement of Policy. Group 1 consists of bed requests received from Jan. 1 through June 30 of a given year with best efforts made to render a decision by Dec. 31 of the same year. Group 2 consists of bed requests received from July 1 through December 31 of a given year with best efforts made to render a decision by June 30 of the following year. Bed request decisions are as follows:

Participation Review Exception Requests

Below is a listing of all nursing facility exception request decisions issued since the inception of the participation review process in 1998. The requests are reviewed biannually and decisions rendered based on the guidelines listed in the nursing facility exception request statement of policy published at 28 Pa.B. 1138 (Jan. 10, 1998).

Exception requests are batched into review groups based on the year and date of receipt by the Department. Group One consists of exception requests received from January 1 through June 30. Best efforts are made to issue decisions on these requests by December 31. Group Two consists of exception requests received from July 1 through December 31. Best efforts are made to issue decisions on these requests by the following June 30.