Assisted Living Program (ALP) Dear Administrator Letter

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November 3, 2022

Dear Administrator:

This letter contains information for your Assisted Living Program (ALP) Medicaid reimbursement rates effective October 1, 2022. The State Fiscal Year (SFY) 2022-23 Enacted Budget provided for a Minimum Wage increase for home care aides of two dollars effective October 1, 2022.

Effective October 1, 2022, The Minimum Wage rate adjustment for Home Care Aides increased by $2 plus an adjustment for corresponding Fringe Benefits.

The provider-specific rates have been posted for your information at the following location under ALP October 2022 Home Care Aide Wage Increase

The payment for the October 1, 2022, rates to effectuate the Minimum Wage increase will be made in Cycle 2360, check release date 11/30/2022. Please note, if your survey was submitted late or was incomplete before the survey deadline the rate change will be processed in a later cycle.

If you have any questions regarding the Home Care Aide Wage Increase, please send an email with the subject line ALP October 2022 Home Care Aide Wage Increase to


Laura Rosenthal, Director
Bureau of Nursing Home and Long-Term Care Rate Setting
Division of Finance and Rate Setting
Office of Health Insurance Programs