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2 months ago

Home and Community-Based Services

HCBS Vaccination Update

New HERDS vaccine questions for CHHAs and hospices, new home care vaccine survey data, and more NYC resources.

2 months ago

Home and Community-Based Services

DOH Issues Guidance and FAQ Regarding Annual TB Testing for Home Care

Regulations for the change are currently effective, with full implementation to occur as annual screenings are carried out over a one-year period.

6 months ago

Home and Community-Based Services

LHCSA Statistical Report and ALP LHCSA Statistical Report Posted by DOH

Due date is Dec. 31, 2020.

6 months ago

Home and Community-Based Services

Congress Introduces Bill to Allow Home Health Telehealth Reimbursement

Advocacy needed! The Home Health Emergency Access to Telehealth Act would authorize Medicare reimbursement for home health telehealth during a public health emergency with certain guardrails in place.

6 months ago

Home and Community-Based Services

DOH Posts EVV Next Steps and Program Guidelines and Requirements Documents

Providers of Medicaid PCS must comply with EVV requirements starting Jan. 1, 2021.

Home and Community-Based Services

May 11th COVID-19 Update

Latest updates for providers of LTPAC and senior services.

6 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

Upcoming HANYS Webinar on Vaccine Hesitancy

The free webinar will feature Tina Sandri, CEO of Forest Hills of DC nursing home and senior living community, who will discuss her successful efforts in achieving vaccination of 86 percent of her staff (and still climbing).

6 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

CMS Increases Medicare Payment for COVID-19 Monoclonal Antibody Infusions

New payment policy for at-home administration.

7 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

Vaccination Update

Updates on new guidance for vaccinators, VaccineFinder tool, State plan to vaccinate the homebound, and upcoming webinars on vaccine hesitancy.

7 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

DOH Issues New Wage Parity Compliance Certification Requirements

Managed care plans, home care agencies, and CDPAS FIs are required to meet new certification requirements by the end of May.

6 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

DOH Issues Request for Information on Tasking Tool for Community-Based Long Term Care Services

Legislation enacted as part of last year's budget requires the implementation of a uniform task-based assessment tool to be used in care planning. Responses to the RFI are due by June 3rd.

7 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

DOH Issues April 2021 Medicaid Update

Highlights include changes to PT/OT/ST visit limits and expanded coverage for various training and counseling services.

7 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

Lessons Learned Session Scheduled for Home Care Cost Report

Join DOH on May 19th to gain insights into the next Home Care Cost Report.

8 days ago
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