DOH Issues HCS Reminder

Carl J. Pucci in Finance & Reimbursement

DOH has issued a reminder for providers to secure access to the HCS/Gateway System. With the 2018 RHCF software upcoming release, it is important to ensure system access to avoid late filing and subsequent Quality Pool penalties.

Below is the DOH guidance:

As mentioned in this morning’s meeting, any facility that does not have access to one or more of the following should contact to obtain the proper permissions. In order to reduce the processing time of granting permissions we are asking that all facilities check that their assigned members have the proper permissions to access the systems listed below: 

  • HCS – Health Commerce System
  • Healthcare Finance Data Gateway
  • NH Appeal System
  • NH Cost Report – both CPA and Operator certification permissions. 

Thank you for your assistance.

Timothy Fischer
Health Care Medicaid Systems Analyst
Bureau of Residential Health Care Reimbursement
NYS Department of Health
One Commerce Plaza – Rm. 1430
Albany, NY  12210


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