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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.

5 months ago

Home and Community-Based Services

LHCSA Statistical Report and ALP LHCSA Statistical Report Posted by DOH

Due date is Dec. 31, 2020.

5 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

Vaccination Update

Concerns regarding NYSIIS reporting and Johnson & Johnson pause.

9 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

New HCBS 30-Month Lookback Policy Sent to CMS for Approval

Comments to CMS on the policy change are due May 9th.

9 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

New York Updates Travel-Related Quarantine Requirements

Fully vaccinated and recently recovered HCP are not required to quarantine or test upon return to New York from interstate or international travel. Unvaccinated HCP and those who have not recovered from COVID-19 in the past three months who work in nursing homes, EALRs, and ALPs must quarantine for 14 days upon return to New York from domestic or international travel. All other unvaccinated HCP and those who have not recently recovered must quarantine only after international travel for seven days if they are tested on day three to five or for 10 days if not tested.

10 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

April 6th COVID-19 Update

Latest updates for providers of LTPAC and senior services.

15 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

Proposed Hospice FY 2022 Wage Index Rule Released

Members are encouraged to contribute feedback; comments to CMS are due June 7th.

9 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

DOH Announces Update to CHRC Form DOH-102

Acknowledgement and Consent for Fingerprinting and Disclosure of Criminal History Record Information form is updated.

9 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

April Plan Meeting Highlights

Brief monthly Managed Care Policy and Planning meeting features enrollment update, questions and answers.

10 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

DOH Releases New RTW Guidance for Exposed Staff and Travelers

The new guidance is intended to allow asymptomatic staff who are exposed to COVID-19 to avoid furlough if they are fully vaccinated or recently recovered. It also eliminates testing and quarantine requirements after domestic travel.

16 days ago
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