Payment Rates

Current Tables

Licensed Family Reimbursement Rates – effective October 2018 to June 2022

Unlicensed Family Reimbursement Rates – effective October 2018 to June 2022

Licensed/Exempt Center-Based, Group Child Care, and Camps Reimbursement Rates – effective September 2019

FAQ’s – payment rate increase

2017 Weekly Reimbursement Rates (revised 3/27/18)
Effective June 1, 2017 for Youth Camps

2017 Weekly Reimbursement Rates
Effective January 1, 2017 for all provider types

Payment Incentives

Child care programs meeting the standards set by state or national accrediting agencies recognized by the commissioner shall be entitled to a payment incentive from Care 4 Kids as long as they maintain their accreditation.  The recognized types of accreditation’s are:

Center Based – 5%

  • NAEYC – National Association for the Education of Young Children www.naeyc.org
  • COA – Council on Accreditation www.coanet.org
  • NEASC – New England Association of Schools and Colleges.  www.neasc.org

Home Based

Accreditation – 7%

  • NAFCC – National Association for Family Child Care.  Increased from 5% to 7% effective July 1, 2019.  www.nafcc.org

Associate’s Degree – 3%

  • Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education.  3% increase effective July 1, 2019.

Historical Payment Rates

2016 Weekly Reimbursement Rates
Effective January 1, 2016 for all provider types

Payment Rate Table for 2015
Effective January 1, 2015 for all provider types

Payment Rate Table for 2014
Effective January 1, 2014: Licensed Family Child Care Providers and Unlicensed Home Providers
Effective July 1, 2014: Center, Group Child Care Home and Recreational Programs

Payment Rate Table for 2002

Effective January 1, 2002 for all provider types