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​Participation Review 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

2020 Bed Transfer Requests

2019 Group Two

2019 Group One

2019 Bed Transfer Requests

2018 Group One

2018 Group Two

2018 Bed Transfer Requests

2017 Group Two

 Notice

2017 Group One

Notice 

2017 Bed Transfer Requests

2016 Group Two

Notice

2016 Group One 

Notice

2016 Bed Transfer Requests

2015 Group Two

Notice

2015 Group One

2015 Bed Transfer Requests

2014 Group Two

2014 Group One

Notice 

2014 Bed Transfer Requests

2013 Group Two

NOTICE: 

2013 Group One

2013 Bed Transfer Requests

2012 Group Two

NOTICE
Decision

2012 Group One

NOTICE
Decision

2012 Bed Transfer Requests

December 2012
Decisions
October 2012
September 2012
August 2012
July 2012
June 2012
May 2012
April 2012
March 2012
February 2012
January 2012

2011 Group Two

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

2011 Group One

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

2011 Bed Transfer Requests

December 2011
November 2011
October 2011
September 2011
August 2011
July 2011
June 2011
May 2011
April 2011
March 2011
February 2011
January 2011

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 Group One

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

2010 Bed Transfer Requests

December 2010
November 2010
October 2010
September 2010
August 2010
July 2010
June 2010
May 2010
April 2010
November 2010
October 2010
September 2010
August 2010
July 2010
June 2010
May 2010
April 2010

2009 Group Two

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

Decision

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.

Public Comments

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.