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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


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


Update on CHHA and Hospice Minimum Wage Medicaid Rate Adjustment

Revised Medicaid CHHA and Hospice rates are based on the minimum wage survey data received from the provider community.

January 30, 2018


New DOH Guidance on Post-Acute Care Collaboration

Guidance authorizes and encourages health care provider collaboration initiatives to streamline and improve post-acute care.

January 2, 2018


Reporting Deadlines for CHHAs, LTHHCPs, and Hospices

The 2016 CHHA/LTHHCP Statistical Report and 2016 Cost and Utilization Report for Hospices are both due on Dec. 29, 2017.

December 18, 2017


OASIS-C2 2018 Guidance Manual Available

Manual contains clarifications about the One Clinician Rule; effective date is Jan. 1, 2018.

December 11, 2017


Home Health PPS Rate Calculator Updated

Member tool is helpful in projecting Medicare revenue.

November 24, 2017


Final Medicare Rule Cuts CHHA Rates, Delays Major Rate-Setting Overhaul

Home Health Prospective Payment System rates to decrease by 0.4 percent in 2018.

November 7, 2017


CMS Posts Recording of HHA Star Rating Call

CMS presents the rationale, proposed timing, and impact of changes to HHA 5-Star calculations.

October 29, 2017
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