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June 14, 2022

June 14, 2022

Last Call: Register Now for 2022 Virtual ADHC Director and Staff Training

Training to be held this week on Thurs., June 16th and Fri., June 17th.

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June 14, 2022

June 14th COVID-19 Update

Latest updates for providers of LTPAC and senior services.

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June 14, 2022

DOH Solicits Comments on Nursing Home PPE Stockpile and Nursing Home/ACF Vaccination Arrangement Regs for Permanent Adoption

Members are encouraged to submit comments to DOH by July 7, 2022. Members are also invited to share their feedback with LeadingAge NY for inclusion in the association's comments.

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June 14, 2022

CDC Holds Training on Event-Level Vaccination Data Form

Training slides, notes now available.

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June 14, 2022

New Admission Quarantine and Testing Reminder

Members are reminded that the CDC issued guidance on Feb. 2, 2022 recommending quarantine and testing of all new nursing home admissions and those who have left the facility for over 24 hours.

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June 14, 2022

DOH Provides Clarification on Paid Feeding Assistant Waiver Expiration

DOH advised LeadingAge NY that any facility that wishes to continue using a Paid Feeding Assistant Program would need to implement the required 15 hours of training. In addition, any facility that was allowed to have a Paid Feeding Assistant Program under the federal waiver should send a letter to the Department, as explained on page 5 of the DOH curriculum manual.

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June 14, 2022

DOH to Hold Webinar on Recently Approved Changes to NHTD/TBI Appendix K Waiver Providing Additional ARPA Funding

Members should register for the June 16th webinar; DOH has stated that they will not be recording the presentation.

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June 14, 2022

DOH Issues DAL and Updates Personal Care Aide Training Program Documents

Agencies should note that existing DOH-approved PCA Training Programs and applicants who have already submitted applications are not required to submit a new application.

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June 14, 2022

DOH Outlines Plans for Home Care Minimum Wage Increase and Premium Adjustments at Managed Care Finance Meeting

The meeting covered the expected timing and elements of premium revisions, including revisions to SFY 2022-23 rates based on the home care worker minimum wage increase, independent assessor implementation, and updated risk scores.

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June 14, 2022

LeadingAge NY Comments on FY 2023 SNF PPS Proposed Rule

LeadingAge NY submitted detailed written comments on the CMS SNF PPS Proposed Rule. The comments focused on the proposed recalibration of the PDPM parity adjustment, the market basket index, VBP, QRP, and CMS's request for input into possible staffing requirements.

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