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QIVAPP Funding for SFY 2018-19 Approved by DOH

Draft allocations will likely be announced in early fall.

July 16, 2019

LHCSA

Important Dates for Home Care and Hospice

CMS Open Door Forum scheduled for tomorrow, May 15th; Downstate LHCSA wage parity certifications due June 1st.

May 14, 2019

LHCSA

DOH Seeks Personal Care Rate Enhancement from CMS for Rural Areas of State

Counties proposed for increase include Allegany, Clinton, Delaware, Essex, Franklin, Hamilton, and St. Lawrence.

April 30, 2019

LHCSA

LeadingAge NY Testifies on LHCSA Need Methodology

Public Health and Health Planning Council hears views as state moves toward establishing a need process for authorizing Licensed Home Care Services Agencies.

April 2, 2019

LHCSA

NYS Court of Appeals Upholds "13-Hour" Rule

Providers should review potential liability for wage and hour claims, as noncompliance issues have been remanded to lower courts.

April 2, 2019

LHCSA

DOH Issues Memo to County Commissioners Clarifying Immediate Need Policy for Home Care

Memo offers FAQs to clarify expedited Medicaid eligibility requirements for Personal Care and CDPAS.

April 2, 2019

LHCSA

NYS Court of Appeals Upholds "13-Hour" Rule

State's highest court affirms compensation of live-in aides for 13 hours of work, provided they have sufficient sleep and meal time.

March 26, 2019

LHCSA

OMIG Seeks Input on Draft LHCSA Private Duty Nursing Audit Protocols

We encourage members to review the draft protocols and let us know if you have concerns or questions for OMIG by Fri., March 15th, so we can provide comment.

March 12, 2019

LHCSA

NYS Court of Appeals Hears Argument on “13-Hour” Rule

A decision is expected around April 1st.

February 19, 2019

LHCSA

DOL, Several Other Organizations Intervene in “13-Hour Rule” Case

New York State Court of Appeals hears pivotal live-in aide case on Feb. 12th.

January 28, 2019
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