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6 months ago

Home and Community-Based Services

CMS Issues Final 2024 Home Health Payment Rule for Medicare Providers

Cuts based on behavioral assumptions relating to PDGM continue to hurt home health providers.

6 months ago

Home and Community-Based Services

DOH Guidance Clarifies Permissible Roles of Legal Guardians of CDPAS Members

A parent or legal guardian of an adult CDPAS member, age 21 or older, may serve as that member's CDPAS personal assistant, provided that they are not also the member's designated representative.

6 months ago

Home and Community-Based Services

Health Commissioner Issues Standing Order for Pharmacists to Administer RSV Vaccines to Those 60 and Older

Adults age 60 and older are encouraged to get the vaccine.

6 months ago

Home and Community-Based Services

Reminders of Various Vaccination Requirements and Reporting

DOH-regulated providers are reminded of various long-standing and newer requirements.

6 months ago

Home and Community-Based Services

LeadingAge NY Participates in Fifth Work Group Meeting Regarding ALP and Hospice Services

LeadingAge NY continues to work to try to enable Medicaid-eligible ALP residents to receive hospice.

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Healthcare Workers for Our Future Scholarship Opportunity

Scholarships support certain areas of study including nursing and respiratory therapy.

3 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

State Shares 1115 Waiver Social Care Network Initiative with MLTC Plans

LeadingAge NY continues to inquire whether the program will provide enhanced services and support for older individuals.

3 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

Medicaid Transportation Update

Long Island ambulette transportation vendors receive Medicaid rate increase.

3 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

Medicaid Transportation Update

Please continue to share any challenges your organization may be experiencing.

10 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

Managed Care Plans to Pass Through Administrative Payments to Fiscal Intermediaries

DOH announces new policy which will take effect July 1st; more guidance to come.

3 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

MPA Town Hall Returning to Harlem Fri., May 17th

A Master Plan for Aging Town Hall event has been scheduled for Fri., May 17th at SAGE Center Harlem.

3 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

Influenza Declared No Longer Prevalent in the State

With the Health Commissioner’s declaration, the requirement that certain personnel unvaccinated for the current influenza season wear a surgical or procedure mask while in areas where patients or residents may be present is no longer in effect.

4 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

Federal Home Health and Hospice Updates

Updates address claims processing, updated IDR and enforcement, and more.

10 days ago
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