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DOH Posts, Holds Webinar on Home Care Provider Medicaid Rates

Providers should note initial error in calculation and check back for reposting of rates.

May 2, 2023


LeadingAge NY Advocates for Passive Screening Guidance for Home Care Staff

Request follows flexibility granted to other providers.

April 17, 2023


DOH Announces Dr. Thomas Bathrick as New HCBS Director

LeadingAge NY looks forward to working with Dr. Bathrick and newly promoted HCBS staff.

April 4, 2023


LeadingAge NY Meets with DOH on HCBS Issues

Discussion included survey trends, staffing updates, and LHCSA reporting updates.

March 28, 2023


CMS Posts Resources to Strengthen Direct Service Workforce

The resources focus on self-directed services and access in rural areas.

February 28, 2023


Reminder: 2021 LHCSA and ALP LHCSA Statistical Reports Due Feb. 28, 2023

The DAL and instructional resources are available for providers.

February 21, 2023


2023 LHCSA Registration Short Form Due Dec. 31st

LHCSAs and ALP LHCSAs are required to complete the registration form.

December 27, 2022


Home Care Minimum Wage Increases on Dec. 31st

Home care minimum wage for counties outside of Westchester, NYC, and Long Island to go up to $16.20 per hour.

December 13, 2022


Independent Assessment for Expedited Personal Care Launched

On Dec. 1, 2022, DOH launched the new independent assessment process for adults seeking personal care or CDPAS based on an immediate need for services.

December 6, 2022


LeadingAge NY Meets with New HCBS Staff at DOH

Obtained updates on hospice DAL, LHCSA Statistical Report and registration, and more.

December 5, 2022
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