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7 months ago

Home and Community-Based Services

CMS Issues Final 2024 Home Health Payment Rule for Medicare Providers

Cuts based on behavioral assumptions relating to PDGM continue to hurt home health providers.

7 months ago

Home and Community-Based Services

DOH Guidance Clarifies Permissible Roles of Legal Guardians of CDPAS Members

A parent or legal guardian of an adult CDPAS member, age 21 or older, may serve as that member's CDPAS personal assistant, provided that they are not also the member's designated representative.

7 months ago

Home and Community-Based Services

Health Commissioner Issues Standing Order for Pharmacists to Administer RSV Vaccines to Those 60 and Older

Adults age 60 and older are encouraged to get the vaccine.

7 months ago

Home and Community-Based Services

Reminders of Various Vaccination Requirements and Reporting

DOH-regulated providers are reminded of various long-standing and newer requirements.

7 months ago

Home and Community-Based Services

LeadingAge NY Participates in Fifth Work Group Meeting Regarding ALP and Hospice Services

LeadingAge NY continues to work to try to enable Medicaid-eligible ALP residents to receive hospice.

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New Laws Provide Prenatal Leave and Breast Milk Expression Breaks for Employees

Effective June 19th, all employers must provide employees with paid breaks for expressing breast milk.

2 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

LeadingAge NY Participates in First Respite Workgroup Meeting

LeadingAge NY staff and a member are part of workgroup contributing to the development of new respite program.

2 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

Celebrating Pride Month

Take advantage of a free LeadingAge National webinar on diversity, which includes guidance on making all team members feel fully included and valued.

3 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

DOH Implementing HCS Changes This Week

All HCS users should take note of changes taking effect June 20th.

3 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

LeadingAge Launches New, Members-Only 'National Policy Pulse' Call

Members will need to register for the Monday calls, even if you were registered for the previous twice-weekly policy update.

2 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

Resources for Providers for the Extreme Heat This Week

Information regarding cooling centers, air conditioning resource, and DOH guidance.

2 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

Reminder: Healthcare Personnel Influenza Vaccination Report Due June 28th

DOH opened the report on April 26th; report is due June 28th.

3 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

CMS Updates Hospice Certifying Physician Enrollment Guidance, Again

CMS corrects change that would have made it difficult to re-enroll in hospice.

9 days ago
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