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Nursing Homes

DOH Sponsors Webinar to Address MDS Coding Errors

Ongoing concerns about MDS coding rule interpretations during audits by OMIG prompts DOH to provide education aimed at clarifying coding rules and highlighting common errors noted during audits.

2 days ago

Nursing Homes

LeadingAge NY Hosting Regional CFO Council Meetings

November regional meetings will focus on upcoming nursing home Medicaid rates and related managed care transition issues.

14 days ago

Nursing Homes

Initial Medicare Part B Rates for 2015

CMS releases fact sheet on initial rates for the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule for 2015, effective April 1.

1 month ago

Nursing Homes

CMS Announces Two Medicare Quality Improvement Initiatives

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced two initiatives to improve the quality of post-acute care; one that applies to nursing homes and one that applies to home health agencies.

1 month ago

Nursing Homes

LeadingAge NY Comments on Conflict Free Assessment

LeadingAge NY cabinets provide input and guidance on new conflict free assessment process to begin October 2014.

Nursing Homes

DOH Quality Committee Discusses DSRIP, Provider Profiles

Proposed measures for the DSRIP high performing fund and other State quality initiatives were reviewed at the Nov. 14 meeting.

2 days ago

Nursing Homes

DOH Provides Guidance on Ebola

Guidance issued is specific to nursing homes.

2 days ago

Nursing Homes

LeadingAge NY Managed Care Resource Updated

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

2 days ago

Nursing Homes

National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care in Nursing Homes

A partnership call is scheduled for Tues., Dec. 9.

2 days ago

Nursing Homes

2014 NH Quality Initiative

Nursing homes can now review their 2014 Nursing Home Quality Initiative scores.

2 days ago

Nursing Homes

New DOH Directive Requires Most Favorable Eligibility Budgeting Methodology for Married Individuals

This GIS message advises that spousal impoverishment budgeting with post-eligibility rules is not mandated for married individuals receiving long term care services under a 1915(c) waiver or under an 1115 waiver.

2 days ago

Nursing Homes

DOH Updates NH Medicaid Rates

The July 2014 nursing home Medicaid rates have been updated to reflect the Jan. 2014 CMI.

2 days ago

Nursing Homes

Initiative to Reduce Use of Antipsychotic Medications

The National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care, a public-private coalition that includes the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), consumers, advocacy organizations, providers and professional associations, has exceeded its goal of a 15% reduction in the use of antipyschotic medications in long-stay nursing home residents.

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For over 20 years, Leading Age NY ProCareSM has provided a wide range of high-quality and state-of-the-art clinical, administrative and financial consulting services to member and non-member nursing homes and other aging services providers.