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2 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

CMS Issues CY 2020 Home Health PPS Rate Update

The proposal phases out prepayments for home health, ratchets up reductions based on behavioral assumptions in PDGM.

1 month ago

Home and Community-Based Services

Listening Sessions Underway on Electronic Visit Verification

Department also adds a webinar for those unable to attend in person.

2 months ago

Home and Community-Based Services

Mandatory Emergency Drill Scheduled for Home Care and Hospice Providers

CHHAs, LTHHCPs, Hospices, and LHCSAs must participate in the mandatory June drill.

3 months ago

Home and Community-Based Services

U.S. DOL Proposes Changes to Regular Rate of Pay for Overtime Purposes

Proposed rule clarifies what benefits, expenses, and perks are included in the definition of “regular rate of pay.”

3 months ago

Home and Community-Based Services

DOH and NYSOFA Seeking Evidence-Based Programs and Innovative Models in Aging and Long Term Care

Proposals are due Wed., April 17th.

Home and Community-Based Services

DOH Issues New Fiscal Intermediary Rate Structure

Policy also establishes transition procedures for consumers in the CDPAP program upon FI closures.

16 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

DOH Releases Draft FIDA Phase-Out Plan for Comment

DOH has asked CMS to allow it to transition beneficiaries enrolled in FIDA plans to the MAP plan and MAP-participating Medicare Advantage D-SNP offered by the organization that administers their FIDA plan.

23 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

Next Meeting of State LTC Planning Group Slated for July 9th

At this meeting, participants will hear from speakers on family caregiver support and then be assigned into groups to discuss how the State can further support family caregivers.

24 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

Mandatory Emergency Drill Underway for Home Care and Hospice Providers

Failure to participate will result in a deficiency citation and possible enforcement action.

1 month ago

Home and Community-Based Services

Fiscal Intermediary Work Group Focuses on Best Practices and Roles of FIs

The second meeting of the Fiscal Intermediary Work Group focused on stakeholder feedback concerning best practices and the proper roles and responsibilities of fiscal intermediaries.

17 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

Interoperable Communications Drill for Home Care and Hospice Coming in August

The surprise drill is for home care and hospice providers outside of New York City.

23 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

Reminder: All CHHAs Should Transition to New Home Health Change of Care Form by July 1st

There have been no changes made to the form.

1 month ago

Home and Community-Based Services

CMS Seeks Public Input on Patients over Paperwork Initiative

Members are encouraged to provide input on ways to reduce administrative and regulatory burden and improve care.

1 month ago
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