In accordance with the provisions of Article 28 of the Public Health Law (PHL), the Commissioner of Health has contracted with Excellus BlueCross BlueShield to act as the Department of Health's Pool Administrator. The Office of Pool Administration oversees the Public Goods Pool established under the New York Health Care Reform Act (HCRA), the Health Facility Cash Receipts Assessment Program established pursuant to Section 2807-d of the PHL, and the Bad Debt and Charity Care Independent Accountant's Report on Applying Agreed-Upon Procedures pursuant to Section 2807-k of the PHL.
This web site has been established to assist users with the electronic filing of the required reports under the cites indicated above.
IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION
All of our routine communications are disseminated electronically; therefore, it is very important to:
- View the "What's New" section of the applicable health program for updates and email correspondence.
- Keep email addresses current.
- If your email address is not up-to-date, or if you need to edit your email address, this information can be completed through the "Maintain Email Addresses" option available on this website under the appropriate program's options menu. You must have a user id and password to access this application.
- New users must obtain a user id and password by filling out an "Electronic Filing User id Application" and submitting it to the Office of Pool Administration. This form is available under each program's "Forms and Documentation" section.
Please be aware, if you have a "spam blocker" active on your PC, you will need to allow our email address
(hcrapools.org) to pass through to the intended recipient. If you need assistance with this, please contact us
at (315) 671-3800.
For more Information about these programs, please click on the appropriate link to the left.