Posted on 7/19/2018
Earlier today, the New York State Department of Health issued a Request for Information (RFI) to obtain input for the development of a public need methodology for the licensure of Licensed Home Care Services Agencies (LHCSAs).
Posted on 5/21/2018
The New York State Department of Health (DOH) issued a notice from Health Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker declaring that influenza is no longer prevalent in New York State for the 2017-18 influenza season.
Posted on 1/17/2018
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo presented the 2019 Executive Budget, which provides details on spending proposals outlined in his State of the State Address, along with proposals to address a significant State Budget deficit.
Posted on 10/9/2017
Late last night, the New York State Department of Labor (DOL) issued an emergency regulation affirming the State’s position that home care workers should be paid for 13 hours of a 24 hour live-in shift.
Posted on 9/27/2017
Deadline Extended: Home Care Minimum Wage Survey
Earlier today the New York State Department of Health (DOH) extended the deadline for the Home Care Provider Minimum Wage Reconciliation Survey. The new due date is Monday, October 16, 2017.
Posted on 9/25/2017
State Issues 2017 Revised Rates for Personal Care/CDPAS Programs
This afternoon the New York State Department of Health Bureau of Long Term Care Reimbursement posted revised January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017 rate calculation sheets for Perso
Posted on 9/18/2017
DOH Posts Minimum Wage Home Care Provider Survey
This afternoon, the New York State Department of Health posted the Minimum Wage Home Care Provider Survey on the NYS Office of Pool Administration (OPA) website. You can now log onto the OPA website
Posted on 9/15/2017
The New York State Department of Health has activated the Health Commerce System (HCS) HERDS Home Care Emergency Response Survey in preparation for Tropical Storm Jose.
The survey activity is called Home Care TS Jose Emergency Survey. All providers
Posted on 9/13/2017
This afternoon, the Second Department Appellate Division of the New York State Supreme Court ruled in the Andryeyeva v. New York Health Care and Moreno v. Future Care Health Services, Inc.
Posted on 8/29/2017
Earlier this afternoon, HCP learned that home care providers are receiving notices from the New York State Office of Pool Administration (OPA) regarding the Home Care Provider Minimum Wage Reconciliation Survey.
Posted on 5/9/2017
The New York State Department of Health (DOH) Division of Home and Community-Based Services (DHCBS) issued a Dear Administrator Letter (DAL) today clarifying in-service training requirements for licensed home care services agencies (LHCSAs), certifie