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1 year ago

Managed Long Term Care

DOH Names Long Term Care Workforce Training Organizations

Designated Long Term Care Workforce Investment Organizations (LTC WIOs) will partner with MLTCs to help retrain, retain, and recruit LTC health care workers.

1 year ago

Managed Long Term Care

DOH Discusses Minimum Wage Payment Reconciliation

Department of Labor, OMIG part of minimum wage meeting.

2 years ago

Managed Long Term Care

DOH Distributes MLTC Quality Initiative Methodology

Document lists 2017 quality measures to be used and associated points. A second document provides answers to questions posed during the December 2016 MLTC Quality Workgroup meeting.

2 years ago

Managed Long Term Care

DOH Releases MLTC Value-Based Payment Clinical Advisory Group Report

Report provides outline of the Department's plans for MLTC value-based payment. Comments are due by Jan. 9, 2017.

2 years ago

Managed Long Term Care

DOH Issues CFCO Guidelines

Guidance document provides MLTC-specific information on implementing the Community First Choice Option (CFCO).

Managed Long Term Care

Independence Care System to Cease Operations

Transition details and future plans announced.

1 month ago

Managed Long Term Care

DataPoint: 2018 MLTC Enrollment

MLTC enrollment continues to grow at a fast rate.

1 month ago

Managed Long Term Care

CMS Provides States with Strategies to Strengthen Medicare-Medicaid Integration

In a Dec. 19th letter to State Medicaid Directors, CMS outlined 10 opportunities for improving integration between Medicare and Medicaid services for dual eligibles, including expansion of enrollment in D-SNPs, inclusion of certain provisions in state contracts with D-SNPs, expansion of PACE programs, sharing of Medicare data, and simplifying enrollment in the Medicare Savings Program.

1 month ago

Managed Long Term Care

New York State Releases Caregiver Guide

Available at selected sites around the state, the "New York State Caregiver Guide" provides informal caregivers with information about communicating with health care providers, legal and financial planning, and building a caregiving team.

1 month ago

Managed Long Term Care

January Managed Care Policy & Planning Meeting Highlights

LHCSA network limits, CFCO preparation activities spotlighted at monthly plan meeting.

1 month ago

Managed Long Term Care

New HHS Report Offers Practical Cybersecurity Guidelines and Resources for Health Care Providers and Payers

A new report and technical resources released by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services provide practical and cost-effective cybersecurity guidelines for health care providers and payers.

1 month ago

Managed Long Term Care

State Seeks to Reinstate Payment Lag

Organizations currently exempted from the two-week Medicaid payment lag must request an extension by Jan. 14th if they wish to maintain the exemption.

1 month ago

Managed Long Term Care

DOH Explains Next Steps for MLTC Value-Based Payment

In a webinar, DOH provided guidance for the second year of VBP under MLTC, VBP performance adjustments and penalties for MLTC plans, and its strategy for nursing home VBP in 2019.

1 month ago
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