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2023 Home Care Cost Report Now Open; Kickoff Webinar to Be Held June 13th

(June 4, 2024) The Department of Health (DOH) and contractor KPMG LLP have posted the 2023 Home Care Cost Report for completion. Providers should have received an email from us-advrisknyshc@kpmg.com notifying that the 2023 cost report is available. Providers will have 90 days to complete the cost report. Cost report submissions will be due on Fri., Aug. 30, 2024.

As part of the Home Care Cost Report Outreach Program, DOH and KPMG will be hosting a live 2023 Home Care Cost Report kickoff webinar on Thurs., June 13th from 1-2 p.m. ET. They will be following up with the Webex link and telephone dial-in information in the coming weeks. In addition to the live kickoff webinar, prior to the 2022 cost report year, KPMG and DOH prepared pre-recorded webinar content for new home care providers or those who would like a refresher on the Home Care Cost Report background, key information, and Tool functionality. The live webinar will focus on changes and new information specific to the 2023 cost report year. The pre-recorded webinars are available within the “Useful Links” section of the 2023 Tool Instructions tab year-round.

Please note the important information below regarding the 2023 cost report submission:

  • Similar to previous cost reports, the 2023 cost report will be accessible on the Home Care Tool Dashboard here. The “2023” option will not be available until May 31st.
  • For users who completed the 2019-2022 Home Care Cost Reports, the login credentials for the Web-based Tool will be the same. If you forgot your password, please click the “Forgot Password?” link on the Web-based Tool login page. You will then be sent an email containing the steps to reset your password.
  • If your agency needs to add additional users to the Tool, either an individual from your agency or a hired consultant, please send an inquiry to us-advrisknyshc@kpmg.com. In your inquiry, please include the first name, last name, and email address of the individual who needs access.

As members know, the Home Care Cost Report is required to be completed by Certified Home Health Agencies (CHHAs), Licensed Home Care Services Agencies (LHCSAs), and Fiscal Intermediaries (FIs). Please note that the below agencies are not required to complete the Home Care Cost Report:

  • Assisted Living Program (ALP)-only agencies
  • Private pay-only agencies
  • Hospital-based CHHAs or LHCSAs
  • Private duty nursing-only agencies
  • Agencies receiving no Medicaid reimbursement (through Fee-for-Service (FFS) or Managed Long Term Care (MLTC))
  • LHCSAs that contract with CHHAs and provide no other home care services
  • CHHAs that provide ONLY hospice services
  • Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE)-only facilities
  • Nursing Home Transition and Diversion (NHTD) and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) program-only facilities

Members can learn more about the Home Care Cost Report here.

Contact: Meg Everett, meverett@leadingageny.org, 518-867-8871