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Methodology for 2013-14 for service providers operating programs under Articles 81 and 89 of the Education Law is now final. The major revisions from the previous year include:

1) Trend Factor for School-Age Programs only: 3% will be applied to reimbursable 2011-12 base yearDirect Care costs, excluding expenses related to one-time waivers as appropriate.

2) 1:1 Rates Rebased: The rates have been rebased using Years 2006-07-2010-11 adjusted for RMI%. School-Age Programs 3%, Preschool Programs 0%.

The other details can be found at:http://www.oms.nysed.gov/rsu/Rates_Methodology/MethodLetters/CurrentYear/1314metholttr.html