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CMS Circulates Draft Interpretive Guidelines

Guidelines are aimed at helping interpret revisions to Medicare Home Health Conditions of Participation.

October 30, 2017


Webinar on CMS Emergency Preparedness Rule for CHHAs Posted to HCS

Webinar slides and document with emergency preparedness resources also posted.

October 24, 2017


Home Care Cost Reports: LHCSA Report Collection Period Ends Friday, Others Just Beginning

LHCSA cost report submission period ends Nov. 3rd; CHHA, LTHHCP, and Hospice submission window about to start.

October 31, 2017


LeadingAge NY Advocates for Collaborative Post-Acute Care Models and Regulatory Reforms

In comments on the Post-Acute Care Management Models Regulatory Modernization Initiative, LeadingAge NY asked DOH to support collaborative post-acute care models rather than changing home care licensing regulations to permit hospitals to provide home-based services.

October 17, 2017


DOH Post-Acute Care Management Models Work Group Discusses Regulatory Reforms

The Work Group's second meeting included wide-ranging discussion of home-based care delivered by hospitals and policy proposals related to post-acute care.

September 19, 2017


The Pre Authorization Demonstration is now revised to a Pre-Claim Review Demonstration for Home Health Services

CMS will host a Special Open Door Forum to discuss this today, June 14th.

June 14, 2016


DOH Announces Second Meeting of Post-Acute Care Management Work Group

The Work Group will meet on Mon., Sept. 18, 2017 from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue, Room #2, New York, NY. The meeting will be webcast.

August 29, 2017


DOH Post-Acute Care Management Models Work Group Meets

At its first meeting, the Work Group focused on barriers to home-based, post-acute care and hospital interest in delivering it.

August 15, 2017


DOH Launches Regulatory Modernization Initiative with Post-Acute Work Group

The Post-Acute Care Management Models Work Group will focus on the provision of in-home, post-acute care by providers other than home care agencies.

August 8, 2017


CMS Hosting Open Door Forum (ODF) for Home Care, Hospice, and DMEs on Aug. 9th

The ODF will include Hospice CAHPS, CY 2018 Home Health Prospective Payment System Final Rule, and FY 2018 Hospice Payment Rate updates.

August 7, 2017
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