Cost Reports

In SFY2003, the Department of Community Health began requiring all free-standing, home office and hospital-based facilities to file their cost reports electronically. These facilities no longer need to submit paper copies of the cost report. Hospital-based facilities should also submit electronic copies of the Medicare cost report.

Filing Instructions
To submit an electronic cost report, you must include electronic passwords for each facility and corporate home office. You can obtain these electronic passwords by sending an e-mail to Once DCH receives your request, it will send you the passwords by mail. If you need to change your electronic password, you can ask for a new one by sending an e-mail to

Submitting completed cost reports
When you complete the electronic cost report, you should e-mail it as an attachment to When DCH receives the report, it will send a reply acknowledging that it has received the information. Please be reminded that completed cost reports must have sufficient financial records and statistical data to support the reimbursable costs and census information RECORDED in the reports.

View the 2019

Salary Ceilings - Updated 07/30/19

Note:  The Salary Ceilings for FYE June 30, 2019 have not been adjusted to reflect any inflation.

Contact Information

If you have any problems accessing the report formats or instructions, please contact: