2016 RHCF Software Posted to HCS

Carl J. Pucci

DOH has posted the 2016 RHCF software to the HCS. The cost report filing deadline is Monday, July 3, 2017.  Please see DOH Announcement below for further details:

Dear Administrator:

In accordance with Part 86-2.2 of the Commissioner’s Administrative Rules and Regulations, all nursing facilities must complete and file annual financial and statistical reports (i.e., Cost Reports) provided by the Department of Health (the Department). The 2016 RHCF Cost Report software is now available through the Internet-based Health Commerce System (HCS). 

Please be advised that the 2016 RHCF Cost Report and operator certifications must be filed with the Department no later than Monday, July 3, 2017.

Any facility that does not submit the 2016 RHCF Cost Report and operator certification by due date above will be considered late. The Department will not accept requests to extend the established due date. Facilities that fail to meet the Monday, July 3, 2017 due date may be subject to the penalties imposed by Section 86-2.2 of the New York Codes Rules and Regulations (NYCRR) as well as penalties associated with the Quality Initiative.

If you have any questions concerning the submission of the RHCF Cost Report or HCS access, please send an email to RHCF-HCS@health.ny.gov with RHCF Cost Report in the subject line.   


Carl J. Pucci
Chief Financial Officer
518-462-4800 x36