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6 months 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.

7 months ago

Home and Community-Based Services

NEW Home Care Provider Minimum Wage Reconciliation Survey

LeadingAge NY advocacy results in an upcoming DOH webinar.

7 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.

7 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.

8 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

Reminder: Comments on Elimination of PRI Due April 30

DOH has issued a Request for Information seeking comments on the elimination of the Patient Review Instrument by Apr. 30.

1 day ago

Home and Community-Based Services

DOH Posts 2018 Medicaid Rates for Hospice, Personal Care, and CHHAs Serving Pediatric Patients

DOH has published the CY 2018 Medicaid hospice residence and non-residence rates, the initial 2018 Medicaid fee-for-service rates for consumer directed/personal care programs outside of New York City, and the initial 2018 Medicaid fee-for-service rates for CHHAs serving pediatric patients.

8 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

OMIG Issues 2018-2019 Work Plan

Plan details OMIG’s intended areas of review in home health, long term care services, and Medicaid managed care.

11 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

CMS Issues Bulletin to States Regarding Compliance with Medicaid Home Health Rule

Rule was effective July 1, 2016, but CMS delayed the time frame for compliance for two years to allow for state planning and implementation.

14 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

Healthcare Personnel Influenza Vaccination Report Due May 1, 2018

Nursing homes, home care agencies, hospices, and ALP home care agencies must submit report.

7 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

DOH and NYSOFA Issue Survey on Barriers and Gaps in State’s Long Term Care System

Survey is designed to assist the Long Term Care Planning Council in preparing for the “emerging needs of New York State’s growing aging population”; deadline for completion is June 18th.

11 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

HHS Issues Reminder on Hospice Provider Compliance

HHS reminds hospice providers of specific ways they can improve reporting on election statements.

14 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

DOH Posts FAQs on Medicaid Enrollment Requirement

FAQs relate to the requirement that health care providers who contract with managed care plans enroll in Medicaid and obtain a Medicaid provider number.

14 days ago
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