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Best Practices and Resources

Best Practices and Resources

Seniors Count: Have You Received Your 2020 Census Group Quarters Advance Contact?

Between Feb. 3rd and March 6, 2020, Census Bureau representatives will be calling nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and hospice residences to explain the 2020 Census enumeration process, collect certain identifying information about the facility, obtain the facility's preferred enumeration method, and schedule a date and time for the Census Bureau to visit the facility to conduct the enumeration, if necessary.

February 11, 2020

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Seniors Count: Make Sure They're Counted!

Long term care and senior services providers can help to ensure that the people they serve are counted in the 2020 Census so that New York secures a fair share of federal funding and representation in Washington. Nursing homes and assisted living facilities will be contacted by the Census Bureau in January and February about their roles in supporting the Census.

January 7, 2020

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Converting from Paper MOLST to eMOLST? Help Is on the Way!

Upstate nursing homes that would like to adopt eMOLST may be eligible for free assistance from Excellus BlueCross BlueShield in converting existing paper forms to the digital format.

December 9, 2019

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Medicare Beneficiary Identifier Update

CMS is hosting an Open Door Forum with new Medicare beneficiary card updates.

September 10, 2019

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CMS Medicare-Medicaid Coordination Office Announces Three Webinar Training Opportunities

Webinar trainings on culturally competent direct care, diagnosing and treating dementia, and disability-competent care to be held next week.

July 22, 2019

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RoP Phase 3 Staff Competency Toolkit Now Available

Toolkit contains 25 Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities areas to be used with staff across disciplines, from frontline staff to management, from nursing to social services, activities, food and nutrition services, and beyond.

May 28, 2019

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Staff: The Secret Ingredient?

Free toolkits now available from CMS to help nursing homes assess and improve staff competency and satisfaction.

May 10, 2019

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DOH Notifies Providers of Changes to MOLST and Nonhospital DNR Forms

The revisions align the forms with recent statutory changes that authorize nurse practitioners to sign MOLST and Nonhospital DNR forms.

April 9, 2019

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LeadingAge NY Posts Additional Free Guidance on New Nursing Home Regulations

New interactive edition of the CMS State Operations Manual available to members.

March 4, 2019

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NYS Attorney General Addresses Sales of Not-for-Profit Nursing Homes

AG recommends best practices for boards and management on selling a not-for-profit nursing home.

November 26, 2018
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