The distribution amount for an eligible safety net hospital is the proportion of the individual facility score (number of facility beds multiplied by DPP for an acute care facility or number of facility beds multiplied by Medicaid-only ratio for a children’s hospital) to the cumulative facility scores for all safety net hospitals, times the $10 billion safety net distribution.
Hospitals with a calculated distribution amount of less than $5,000,000 received a minimum amount of $5,000,000, and those with a calculated distribution amount of more than $50,000,000 received a maximum amount of $50,000,000.
HHS pulled the cost reports on May 27, 2020. The latest available cost report period available for a respective facility was used. HHS pulled the data from the CMS Hospital Cost Reports: