Provider Notice Issued 03/17/2020

Date:   March 17, 2020
To:       Enrolled Long Term Care Facilities
Re:      2019 Long Term Care (LTC) Cost Report Due Date/Cut-Off Date
The purpose of this Informational Notice is to notify providers that the 2019 LTC cost reports that are filed by April 30, 2020 will still meet the qualifications of 89 Illinois Administrative Code Section 140.560 and be considered filed timely for rate setting purposes if the 2019 cost reports are used to set provider reimbursement rates. This change in the due date/cut-off date for the 2019 LTC cost reports is a result of potential delays caused by the recent closures of various organizations throughout the State of Illinois due to the public health emergency.
The 2019 LTC cost report files are available to download from the Illinois Healthcare and Family Services (HFS) Cost Reports webpage. Downloadable Excel cost reports are available on the HFS Long Term Care – Long Form (Nsg Homes, Skilled Nsg Units and ICF/DD) webpage.
Upon completion of the 2019 LTC cost report file, send by email or CD to A signed paper copy must be sent in also to:
Bureau of Health Finance
Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services
201 South Grand Avenue East
Springfield, Illinois  62763
Questions regarding this notice may be directed to the Bureau of Health Finance at
217-524-4489, or to
Kelly Cunningham
Interim Medicaid Administrator



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