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Hospice DAL Issued Regarding Criminal History Record Checks

DOH offers training documents to get hospice providers up to speed on the new requirement.

August 14, 2018


Hospice Quality Reporting Program Update

Providers notified of non-compliance for calendar year 2017 have until Aug. 7th to file a reconsideration request.

July 10, 2018


CMS to Hold Hospice Quality Reporting Program Webinar on May 30th

The focus of the webinar will be to help providers understand the reports that are available through the Hospice Quality Reporting Program as well as to understand and access the information contained within these reports.

May 21, 2018


DOH Posts 2018 Medicaid Rates for Hospice, Personal Care, and CHHAs Serving Pediatric Patients

DOH has published the CY 2018 Medicaid hospice residence and non-residence rates, the initial 2018 Medicaid fee-for-service rates for consumer directed/personal care programs outside of New York City, and the initial 2018 Medicaid fee-for-service rates for CHHAs serving pediatric patients.

April 16, 2018


HHS Issues Reminder on Hospice Provider Compliance

HHS reminds hospice providers of specific ways they can improve reporting on election statements.

April 10, 2018


Home Health and Hospice Updates

CMS has released two series of educational modules for streaming by hospice providers and issued a revised Home Health Prospective Payment System Booklet.

March 27, 2018


Hospice Updates

CMS will host a webinar on the Hospice Quality Reporting Program on March 27th; Hospice Abstraction Reporting Tool now available.

March 20, 2018


Home Health and Hospice Update

To align with Medicare Home Health CoP changes, a technical document on the updated logic for the Timely Initiation of Care process measure has been posted to CMS’ Home Health Quality Measures webpage; CMS to host webinar on palliative and hospice care for adults with disabilities on March 7th.

March 6, 2018


CMS Open Door Forums and News for Home Health and Hospice

Home Health, Hospice & DME Open Door Forum will be held on Wed., Feb. 28th; Special Open Door Forum on Home Health Templates and CDEs to be held on Thurs., March 1st.

February 27, 2018


DOH Extends Deadline on Hospice Minimum Wage Survey

An extension has been granted until COB Aug. 30, 2017.

August 28, 2017
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