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CMS to Discuss Home Care Proposal, Hospice Billing

Home Care and Hospice Open Door Forum scheduled for Wed., July 11th.

July 9, 2018


CMS Moves Forward on Changes to Home Health Prospective Payment System

Advances remote patient monitoring, eliminates PDGM’s “therapy thresholds” and changes unit of payment to 30-day periods of care.

July 3, 2018


Home Health Changes in Federal Spending Bill

Spending bill signed into law on Fri., Feb. 9th will have both positive and negative impacts on home health care.

February 13, 2018


Electronic Visit Verification Guidance Issued by CMS

All states to require EVV for Medicaid-funded personal care services by 2019.

May 21, 2018


State Education Department Proposes Advanced Home Health Aide Regulations

The regulations establish AHHA tasks, require direct supervision of AHHAs by registered professional nurses, and set up the training and competency requirements for the role.

June 19, 2018


Proposed Regulations Establish Advanced Home Health Aides and Require New Entities to Comply with Criminal History Record Checks and Home Care Worker Registry

Comments on regulations due July 29th.

June 5, 2018


CHHA and Personal Care Medicaid Cost Report Software Available

Medicaid Cost Report submissions are due in July.

May 15, 2018


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.

April 13, 2018


LeadingAge NY Comments on LTC Need Methodologies and Innovative Models Recommendations

Draft recommendations focus on the Certificate of Need process.

March 9, 2018


DOH Regulatory Modernization Report Outlines Recommendations for Post-Acute Care Management and Telehealth

Recommendations include guidance for post-acute care collaborations; elimination of the PRI for nursing home admissions; investment in information technology and telehealth; consumer and provider education on hospice, palliative care, and advance care planning; and changes in the originating site limits for telehealth services.

February 26, 2018
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