Community- Based Services
Community- Based ServicesDOH Appoints New Director of Quality and Surveillance for New Center for HCBS
Millie Ferriter has provider experience with delivering licensed home care services, waiver services, CDPAP, and community health services.
- January 29, 2024
Community- Based ServicesLeadingAge NY and NYSADSA Share Concerns with DOH on Implementation of Federal HCBS Rule for SADC Programs
Letter focuses on HCBS Rule requirements related to community integration, person-centered planning, and food and visitor requirements.
- January 23, 2024
Community- Based ServicesLeadingAge NY Welcomes New Director of DOH's Center for HCBS
Michael Chittenden, Olmstead advocate, will head the Center.
- January 16, 2024
Community- Based ServicesNYS Continues to Offer Person-Centered Planning Resources and Training to Ensure Compliance with Federal HCBS Rule
Individual and Organizational Learning Institutes are now being offered.
- October 24, 2023
Community- Based ServicesLeadingAge NY and NYSADSA Provide Joint Public Comment Regarding Implementation of HCBS Rule for SADCs
SADC programs require additional remediation by July 2024 to show compliance.
- October 3, 2023
Community- Based ServicesLeadingAge National Issues White Paper Drawing Attention to Concerns with HCBS Settings Rule
LeadingAge National meets with White House on how rule has unintended consequences for providers serving older adults.
- July 18, 2023
Community- Based ServicesNYSOFA Seeks Public Input on Four-Year Plan of Priorities to Support Older Adults and Caregivers
Public information forums include May 18th livestream and eight in-person events, each led by a presenter from NYSOFA’s leadership team and co-hosted locally by community partners.
- May 22, 2023
Community- Based ServicesCMS Holds Webinar on HCBS Settings Rule Compliance and Monitoring
Webinar updates providers on surveillance findings and offers promising practices.
- May 9, 2023
Community- Based ServicesCMS Issues Guidance to Address Health-Related Social Needs
States may address social determinants of health through “in lieu of services and settings” in Medicaid managed care.
- January 17, 2023
Community- Based ServicesDOH Provides Update on SADC HCBS Settings Rule Compliance
FAQs and an updated evaluation tool are available for plans and programs.
- November 14, 2022
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