Dear Administrator Letter

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March 11, 2024

Dear Administrator:

The Non-Residential Hospice rates effective October 1, 2023, through September 30, 2024, have now been updated. The formula on which these rates are based was promulgated in accordance with Article 40 of the Public Health Law (PHL) and Subpart 86-6 of Title 10 of the Commissioner's Administrative Rules and Regulations.

Additionally, minimum wage increases have been incorporated into these rates based on survey data that was submitted and attested. Further, the October 1, 2023, through September 30, 2024, rates include the 2022 Enacted State Budget one percent (1%) enhancement, effective April 1, 2022.

The rates are attached to this letter and are posted on the NYS DOH public website. The payment for the October 1, 2023, Non-Residential hospice rates were made in cycle 2429, check release date March 27, 2024. If you have any questions regarding the above information, please send an email to and someone will respond to your inquiry.


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