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1 month ago

Home and Community-Based Services

Home Care Providers Must Participate in Emergency Response Drill

DOH will use drill to test out emergency communications and response.

2 months ago

Home and Community-Based Services

NEW Home Care Provider Minimum Wage Reconciliation Survey

LeadingAge NY advocacy results in an upcoming DOH webinar.

2 months ago

Home and Community-Based Services

Guidance to Home Care and Hospice Providers on Invasive Infections Caused by the Multidrug-Resistant Yeast Candida auris

More guidance has been issued on the invasive infections caused by the multidrug-resistant yeast Candida auris.

2 months ago

Home and Community-Based Services

CMS Finally Develops a Jimmo Settlement Agreement Webpage

Webpage covers the background of the case, resources, and FAQs.

3 months ago

Home and Community-Based Services

Analysis of the Proposed Medicare Home Health Prospective Payment System (HH PPS) for 2018 Posted

CMS is proposing major changes that include a $950 million decrease in Medicare payments.

Home and Community-Based Services

Stakeholders Meet on the Future of Integrated Care

Fourth meeting features a robust discussion of reimbursement considerations for managed care models that combine Medicare and Medicaid.

3 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

LHCSA Statistical Report Revisions

DOH provides an update on changes being made to the substance and format of required statistical reporting for LHCSAs.

11 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

Final Medicare Rule Cuts CHHA Rates, Delays Major Rate-Setting Overhaul

Home Health Prospective Payment System rates to decrease by 0.4 percent in 2018.

16 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

DOH Convenes Workgroup to Examine Need Methodologies and Innovative Models

Member input sought on need methodologies and Certificate of Need processes.

17 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

Subcommittee Meets on Value-Based Payment for Integrated Managed Care Plans

The Subcommittee will provide input into qualified value-based payment arrangements and quality measures for managed care plans that cover both Medicare and Medicaid benefits.

10 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

Managed Long Term Care Quality Work Group Discusses 2018 Measures and Value-Based Payment

DOH announced at the Work Group meeting a commitment of $10 million in 2017 and $50 million in 2020-21 for value-based payment contracting.

11 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

Clinical Advisory Group Subcommittee Meets to Discuss VBP for Medicare-Medicaid Managed Care Plans

The meeting was intended to explore value-based payment arrangements under PACE, MAP, and FIDA plans, but was plagued by technical difficulties. A follow-up meeting will be convened later in the week.

17 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

Critical Home Care Updates and Reminders

LHCSA Statistical Report deadline extended to Nov. 10th, information on mandatory home care emergency drill, and other time-sensitive updates for members to note.

18 days ago
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