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Home and Community-Based Services

Update on the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Disbursement Methodology

LeadingAge New York and others had requested information on managed care plans FLSA disbursement methodology.

12 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

Quarterly Home Care Worker Wage Parity Forms are Due

Home Care Worker Wage Parity Law certification forms are due before June 1st  for Licensed Home Care Service Agencies (LHCSAs).

12 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

Change to Obtaining Signed Physician Orders for Home Care

The Department of Health has finalized the regulatory change and posted a DAL.

12 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

Funding Available for the Health Workforce Retraining Program/Initiative

The Department of Health has posted a Request for Application (RFA) on the Health Workforce Retraining Program/Initiative.

26 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

CMS Hosting Two Webinars on May 4th

On Wed., May 4th, CMS will be conducting an Open Door Forum (ODF) for home care and hospice providers and a two-part webinar on person-centered planning (PCP) systems.

Home and Community-Based Services

Update on the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Disbursement Methodology

LeadingAge New York and others had requested information on managed care plans FLSA disbursement methodology.

4 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

Commissioner Declares Influenza No Longer Prevalent

Flu mask requirement is no longer in effect, until next flu season.

4 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

Quarterly Home Care Worker Wage Parity Forms are Due

Home Care Worker Wage Parity Law certification forms are due before June 1st  for Licensed Home Care Service Agencies (LHCSAs).

12 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

Another Department of Health Meeting on Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Funding

We continue to meet with Department of Health to discuss Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) funding questions and concerns.

12 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

U.S. Department of Labor Finalizes New Rule Limiting Overtime Exemption for Executive Employees

The salary threshold for an executive, administrative or professional employee to qualify for an exemption from overtime pay will increase from $455 per week to $913 per week ($47,476 for a full-year worker) as of Dec. 1, 2016.

4 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

Are Your Patients Eligible for a Free Air Conditioner or Fan?

The Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) has opened the Cooling Assistance Program.

4 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

Change to Obtaining Signed Physician Orders for Home Care

The Department of Health has finalized the regulatory change and posted a DAL.

12 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

Department of Health Adopts Regulations Governing the SHIN-NY Health Information Exchange Network

Regulations require nursing homes, home care agencies, hospices, and health maintenance organizations that use certified EHRs to connect to the State Health Information Network of New York by March 9, 2018.

12 days ago
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