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27 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

New DOH Policies on Medicaid Managed Care

DOH implements new policies that: 1.) Clarify the transition of enrollees from Mainstream to MLTC plans, and 2.)  Allow MLTC enrollees to request a State fair hearing prior to exhausting the plan's internal appeals process.

28 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

LeadingAge NY Seeks to Intervene in Home Care Wage Case

Case involves wage requirements for “live-in” aides.

28 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

Medicare Home Health PPS for 2016 Now Posted

CMS posts their proposed payment and policy changes for Medicare home health agencies for 2016.

1 month ago

Home and Community-Based Services

Update on Developing Uniform Billing Codes for Home Care

LeadingAge NY continues to work with DOH in the development of uniform billing/coding standards for home and community-based services claims submitted under managed care.

1 month ago

Home and Community-Based Services

Important Managed Care and Nursing Home Transition Updates

DOH issues a new nursing home transition FAQ, benchmark letter, extends deadline for FIDA plans to submit alternative payment arrangements, and announces the conversion of remaining upstate counties to managed care.

Home and Community-Based Services

Online Social Security Accounts

The federal Social Security Administration promotes online accounts.

7 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

Free E-Prescribing Technology May Implicate Anti-Kickback Laws

Nursing homes and other providers are advised to consult with their attorneys before accepting free e-prescribing software or hardware from pharmacy vendors.

7 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

Supreme Court to Hear Oral Argument in EO #38 Case

LeadingAge NY lawsuit on Executive Order #38 to be heard in September.

7 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

Celebrating 25 Years of the ADA

President Obama issues proclamation on milestone anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

7 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

DSRIP Weekly Update-July 28, 2015

DOH makes PPS Provider Lists available, and CMS approves Value Based Payment Roadmap.

7 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

Proposed Changes in Medicare Wage Index

LeadingAge NY provides members with a summary of proposed Medicare wage index changes for FY 2016, impacting both nursing homes and home health agencies.

7 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

LeadingAge NY Updates Managed Care Enrollment Chart ­­­

New version of chart available summarizing timing of Medicaid managed care rollout.

7 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

CMS Approves VBP Roadmap; Subcommittee Work Begins

State receives federal approval of Medicaid value-based payment plan.

7 days ago
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