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9 hours 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.

9 hours ago

Home and Community-Based Services

Three Updated Documents on the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)

The U.S. Department of Labor has posted updated material on the exclusion of sleep time from hours worked under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

7 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

April 26th Open Door Forum on the Face-to-Face Requirements for Home Health Services

TODAY! CMS will provide a summary of the major provisions of the Medicaid face-to-face final rule as well as information about implementation requirements.

14 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

UPDATED - Home Care and Hospice Emergency Response Drill Next Week

The Department of Health (DOH) updated the announcement on the emergency response drill that will begin next week April 25, 2016, through April 29, 2016.

21 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

Several Updates and Reminders on the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)

The Department of Health (DOH) issued an alert last week on the distribution of FLSA funds. An update on draft survey and a reminder of items that are due to DOH.

Home and Community-Based Services

CMS Releases Final Medicaid Managed Care “Mega Reg”

CMS has released a preview of the first comprehensive revision of the federal Medicaid managed care and Child Health Plus regulations in more than a decade.  The final rule will be published officially on May 6th.

8 hours 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.

9 hours ago

Home and Community-Based Services

Funds Available to Meet Mental Health Needs of Older Adults

The NYS Office of Mental Health has released an RFP to support partnerships among mental health, substance use disorder and aging services providers that address the behavioral health needs of older adults. 

9 hours ago

Home and Community-Based Services

Final Certified Home Health Agencies (CHHAs) Audit Protocols Posted

OMIG has posted the final CHHA audit protocols for service dates prior to April 2012.

10 hours ago

Home and Community-Based Services

Home Health Quality Reporting Program: Quarterly QAO Interim Reports Available

The second quarterly Quality Assessment Only (QAO) Interim Report is available in your Certification and Survey Provider Enhanced Reporting (CASPER) folder.

9 hours ago

Home and Community-Based Services

Three Updated Documents on the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)

The U.S. Department of Labor has posted updated material on the exclusion of sleep time from hours worked under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

9 hours ago

Home and Community-Based Services

DOH Posts Inventory of Outstanding Rate Adjustments

A new page on the DOH web site lists planned Medicaid rate updates by provider type.

9 hours ago

Home and Community-Based Services

CMS Issues New Guidance on HCBS Settings Rule

LeadingAge New York has concerns about the implications for members and seniors they serve.

10 hours ago
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