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LeadingAge NY Advocating for Timely Quality and IGT Payments

Association seeks to expedite quality pool and public facility transfer payments.

June 7, 2016


Case-mix Delays, Transportation Discussed at Monthly DOH Meeting

DOH unveils proposal to speed up CMI adjustments to nursing home rates.

May 17, 2016


A Deeper Dive on the OMIG Work Plan

A detailed summary of the Office of Medicaid Inspector General's 2016-17 work plan, prepared by attorneys at Hinman Straub, describes high-risk areas for long-term care providers and plans and new initiatives in value-based payment, Consumer Directed Personal Assistance, Hospice, and Nursing Home Transition and Diversion Waiver services.

May 10, 2016


OMIG Reveals Areas of Focus in the Coming Year

OMIG releases its 2016-17 work plan intended to fight fraud, improve program integrity and quality, and save taxpayer dollars.

April 26, 2016


PEPPER Reports for Q4FY15 are Available

The Q4FY15 release of the Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Program for Evaluating Payment Patterns Electronic Report (PEPPER) with statistics through Sept. 2015 is now available.

April 19, 2016


Universal Settlement Release Re-execution Call

Presentation with questions and answers by the Universal Settlement Trustee law firm on the requirement for some homes to re-execute their release document if alterations were made to the previously submitted release.

January 29, 2016


Webinar: New CPT Codes for Advance Care Planning and MOLST Discussions

Dr. Patricia Bomba, MD, FACP, will present a free webinar for physicians and other clinicians on the required elements of advance care planning conversations and how to bill for them on Feb. 2, 2016 from 8:00-9:00 a.m. 

January 18, 2016


CMS Publishes Final Regulations for Joint Replacement Bundled Payment Model

The final rule, which mandates bundled payment arrangements in 14 counties in NYS, offers opportunities for shared savings, as well as shared recoupments, among hospitals and post-acute care providers and provides for waivers of the SNF 3-day rule and certain telehealth requirements.


November 30, 2015


CMS Finalizes Regulations Governing Bundled Payments for Joint Replacements

Effective Apr. 1, 2016, hospitals in 14 counties in New York State will be held accountable for acute and post-acute care costs and quality within 90-day episodes of care related to lower extremity joint replacements.

November 17, 2015


Exploration of Updated Payment Models for Therapy under PPS Continues

CMS contractor, Acumen, releases summary report of activities to examine possible updated payment models for therapy under the Medicare Prospective Payment System (PPS).

November 13, 2015
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