Hospital Services Contract Back Program
The Hospital Services Contract Back (HSCB) Program reimburses public and private hospitals for providing uncompensated charity care services to patients who cannot afford to pay for any portion of services and who meet the hospital's definitition of charity care. HSCB Program funding is available in 30 counties for Fiscal Year (FY) 2007-08.
Services that are eligible for reimbursement under the HSCB Program include: inpatient, outpatient, emergency room, burn unit and ancillary services.
For FY 2007-08, the HSCB Program distributed approximately $957,000 to over 55 individual non-county hospitals for providing uncompensated services to patients.