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Wage Parity LS300 Forms Due Dec. 1, 2022

Licensed Home Care Services Agencies (LHCSAs) and Fiscal Intermediaries (FIs) are reminded that they are required to provide the LS300 form for wage parity to their contracting Certified Home Health Agencies (CHHAs), Managed Long Term Care (MLTC) Plans, and Long Term Home Health Care Programs (LTHHCPs) by Dec. 1, 2022. Only providers in the New York City, Suffolk, Nassau, and Westchester regions are subject to the wage parity requirement and reporting.

The revised LS300 form is available hereStarting in 2023, it will be due on or before June 1st of each year for the prior calendar year.

Guidance for the requirement is available here.

The LS300 form differs from the LS301 Independent Auditor’s Statement Verifying Employer’s Wage Parity, Hours, and Expenses form, which is currently being revised and not due until Oct. 1, 2023. It also differs from the Annual Wage Parity Certification form that is submitted by Managed Care Organizations (MCOs), CHHAs, LTHHCPs, LHCSAs, and FIs via the eMedNY portal; that form was due Oct. 31, 2022.

General questions related to wage parity requirements can be sent to hcworkerparity@health.ny.gov.

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