DOH Notices and Policies
DOH Notices and PoliciesDOH Extends E-Prescribing Waiver for Nursing Homes and RHCFs
Blanket waiver extended until Oct. 31, 2018.
- November 13, 2017
DOH Notices and PoliciesDOH Posts Updated Instructions on MDS Section S
New questions took effect Oct. 1, 2017.
- October 23, 2017
DOH Notices and PoliciesDOH Issues Emergency Rule on Medical Marijuana in Facilities
Regulation would allow facility workers to act as designated caregivers.
- October 13, 2017
DOH Notices and PoliciesLeadingAge NY Seeks Clarifications on Completion of MDS Section S
New questions take effect Oct. 1, 2017.
- October 10, 2017
DOH Notices and PoliciesDOH Issues Nursing Home Capital FAQs
A recording of the capital webinar held by DOH in July and the resulting questions and answers document are available on the HCS.
- September 5, 2017
DOH Notices and PoliciesLeadingAge NY, ADHCC Urge DOH to Invest in LTPAC Transformation
Comments emphasize State underfunding of long-term and post-acute care.
- August 21, 2017
DOH Notices and PoliciesTwo Important HCS Updates
HCS will be conducting system maintenance on May 6th and discontinuing access for computers running Windows XP and Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 and older web browsers beginning June 1st.
- May 1, 2017
DOH Notices and PoliciesNYC Transportation Broker Change
Medical Answering Services (MAS) is scheduled to become NYC Medicaid transportation manager effective April 23rd.
- April 11, 2017
DOH Notices and PoliciesPlease Share Your Utility Data
As part of the State's Clean Energy Initiative for nursing homes, DOH is requesting that nursing homes sign a data access form that would allow DOH/NYSERDA to view their utility data.
- August 15, 2016
DOH Notices and PoliciesNew Legislation to Limit Opioid Prescribing
Initial opioid prescribing for acute pain limited to seven-day supply.
- July 28, 2016
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