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5 days ago

Nursing Homes

Safe Patient Handling Workgroup Report Posted on DOH Site

New York State's Safe Patient Handling Law (SPH), with its phased implementation, involved a workgroup to make recommendations to assist facilities with establishing committees and programs. Health care facilities are required to establish SPH committees by January 1, 2016, and SHP programs by January 1, 2017. 

10 days ago

Nursing Homes

DOH Meeting Yields Updates on Nursing Home Concerns

DOH and the nursing home provider associations routinely meet to discuss topics that are of concern to members. The highlights of the meeting are included here.

1 month ago

Nursing Homes

BNE Now Issuing Waivers for E-Prescribing Mandate

The NYS DOH Bureau of Narcotic Enforcement has initiated the waiver process for providers who anticipate the inability to comply with the upcoming electronic prescribing mandate.

2 months ago

Nursing Homes

Universal Settlement Documents Due by Dec. 12th

Nursing homes have received Universal Settlement legal documents and are asked to sign and submit their packet by the end of this week.  A set of FAQs has been issued addressing common submission questions.

2 months ago

Nursing Homes

Universal Settlement Signing Days Begin This Week

Nursing homes can execute universal settlement documents at various locations.   

Nursing Homes

Commissioner Declares Influenza Present

"Flu mask regulation" is now in effect for home care, hospice and nursing homes.

1 day ago

Nursing Homes

Safe Patient Handling Workgroup Report Posted on DOH Site

New York State's Safe Patient Handling Law (SPH), with its phased implementation, involved a workgroup to make recommendations to assist facilities with establishing committees and programs. Health care facilities are required to establish SPH committees by January 1, 2016, and SHP programs by January 1, 2017. 

5 days ago

Nursing Homes

Payroll-Based Journal (PBJ) Resources for Nursing Homes

LeadingAge has established a new listserv to assist nursing home members in meeting the federal requirements for electronic payroll-based nursing home staffing data collection that go into effect July 1, 2016.

8 days ago

Nursing Homes

Universal Settlement Release Re-execution Call

Presentation with questions and answers by the Universal Settlement Trustee law firm on the requirement for some homes to re-execute their release document if alterations were made to the previously submitted release.

15 days ago

Nursing Homes

Universal Settlement Action Items

Nursing Homes are asked to submit W-9 forms to the Universal Settlement Trustee and reminded to complete a brief survey regarding prior ownership of their home. 

5 days ago

Nursing Homes

Nursing Home Rate Adjustments Coming in Medicaid Payment Cycle 2008

DOH notifies homes that calculation sheets for the 2014 Cash Receipts Reconciliation have been posted and rate adjustments will be reflected in Feb. 15 Medicaid checks. 

5 days ago

Nursing Homes

Another Step Forward for Universal Settlement

The state has officially declared that a sufficient number of homes have executed the Universal Settlement agreement to reach "universality". CMS sign-off is the final step before payments.    

10 days ago

Nursing Homes

Annual Awards and Employee of Distinction Nominations Being Accepted Now!

Recognize a colleague that has contributed to the field of aging.

17 days ago
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