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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.

3 months ago

Home and Community-Based Services

NEW Home Care Provider Minimum Wage Reconciliation Survey

LeadingAge NY advocacy results in an upcoming DOH webinar.

3 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.

3 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

HCBS Webinar Recording on “Achieving Community Integration” Available

Webinar prepares HCBS providers for compliance with federal HCBS settings rule.

5 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

LTC Workforce Investment Program Guidance

DOH document lists plans eligible to participate, outlines partnership requirements.

8 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

CMS Finalizes Rule Scaling Back Expansion of Bundled Payments

Number of markets with mandatory joint replacement bundles to decrease; hip fracture and cardiac bundles cancelled.

11 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

Medicaid Providers Must File Compliance Certifications in December

Two separate certifications are due in December.

12 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

New DOH Bureau to Focus on Social Determinants

The Bureau of Social Determinants of Health will focus its work on supportive housing, nutrition, education, and other social determinants and the important role each plays in the health outcomes of New York’s most vulnerable populations.

5 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

Coming Soon: New Medicare Cards

Providers should prepare and test systems to be ready for a change in Beneficiary Identifiers.

11 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

VBP Contract Amendments Required by the End of the Year

Nursing home, CHHA, and LHCSA contracts with MLTCs are required to include a VBP amendment by Dec. 31, 2017.

11 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

DOH Extends FI Authorization Application Deadline, Releases FAQs

Deadline for Consumer Directed Fiscal Intermediaries to submit Authorization application is now Fri., Dec. 15, 2017.

18 days ago
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