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January 7, 2020

January 7, 2020

Nursing Home Census Rosters Due Jan. 10th

Although DOH continues to process correction requests, providers should ensure that their roster submissions are accurate and that they notify DOH of any discrepancies.

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January 7, 2020

State Making Across-the-Board Cut to Medicaid Payments

LeadingAge NY, other associations object to takeback.

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January 7, 2020

CMS Approves State Waiver Amendment

The action paves the way for most Medicaid long-stay nursing home residents to be served through FFS Medicaid instead of managed care and also restricts the number of times MLTC members can change plans without cause.

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January 7, 2020

CMS to Host Home Health and Hospice Open Door Forum

Tune in tomorrow, Wed., Jan. 8th, from 2 to 3 p.m., or access the recording.

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January 7, 2020

DOH Activates ACF Statistical Report for Fourth Quarter of 2019

ACF QSIR due Jan. 31, 2020.

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January 7, 2020

Feb. 4th Advocacy Day Is Fast Approaching!

Register now for LeadingAge NY’s first 2020 Advocacy Day, which will be held in collaboration with the Adult Day Health Care Council on Tues., Feb. 4th and focus on nursing home, home care, ADHC, and MLTC issues. Registration is also open for our second Advocacy Day on Tues., March 3rd, focusing on issues related to housing, ACF/AL, aging services programs, and NORCs.

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January 7, 2020

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.

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January 7, 2020

Exercise Vigilance for Potential Iranian Cyber Threat

As a result of recent events involving the United States and Iran and the threat of retaliation (potentially cyber-based) by Iran, DOH is urging health care providers and local health departments to exercise increased vigilance for potential cyber events.

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January 7, 2020

New Law Authorizes Mental Health Advocacy Services in Nursing Homes

Mental Hygiene Legal Service to provide legal assistance to certain nursing home residents.

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January 7, 2020

DOH Announces Emergency Preparedness Drills

Drill can be used to fulfill federal and/or state requirements for agencies to hold emergency preparedness exercises.

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