News Alerts

HCP COVID 19 Update April 8

Posted on 4/8/2020
DOH has released updated guidance for the authorization of community based long-term services and supports covered by Medicaid. See today's update with a reminder for tomorrow's DOH call with providers.


Posted on 4/4/2020

DOH Issues Guidance on the Strategies to be Used to Optimize Supply of PPE

Posted on 4/3/2020
The Department of Health (DOH/the Department) has issued guidance that providers should follow with respect to using or considering alternative means to manage PPE shortages.

HCP’s Initial Budget Recap

Posted on 4/3/2020
The NYS Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Budget, passed last night, includes many proposals impacting the Home Care industry. Given the ongoing and unprecedented COVID-19 crisis this year’s budget process was unlike any other we’ve seen in recent history.

HCP COVID 19 Update April 2

Posted on 4/2/2020

HCP COVID 19 Update March 31

Posted on 3/31/2020

HCP COVID Update March 30

Posted on 3/30/2020
On Sunday, March 29, DOH issued guidance to Private Duty Nursing (PDN) Ordering and Servicing Providers in relation to to the COVID-19 outbreak.

HCP COVID Small Business Resources - DOH Request for CHHAs and Hospices

Posted on 3/30/2020
DOH has asked that HCP alert CHHAs and Hospices to a request from DOH that NEEDS TO BE COMPLETED TODAY.

HCP COVID Update March 29

Posted on 3/29/2020

Medicaid Update Special Edition Telehealth and Telephonic Services UPDATE

Posted on 3/24/2020
The New York State Department of Health has issued a Medicaid Update Special Edition today updating guidance featuring Comprehensive Guidance Regarding Use of Telehealth including Telephonic Services During the COVID-19 State of Emergency.

COVID 19 Update March 23

Posted on 3/23/2020
Today, Monday, March 23, during his daily press conference Governor Cuomo announced that the state has acquired some new personal protective equipment (PPE).

Governor Cuomo Announces Mandatory On-Site Workforce Reduction

Posted on 3/20/2020
Governor Cuomo has announced that by Executive Order he is ordering all businesses in the State, with certain exceptions, to reduce its workforce. As of Sunday, March 22, a 100% reduction is in effect.

COVID 19 Update March 18

Posted on 3/18/2020
New EO Suspends Regulations of Interest of Home Care, MRT II Releases Budget Proposals, DOH Issues Guidance Regarding Authorization of Community Based Long Term Services and Supports

COVID 19 Update

Posted on 3/17/2020
Home Care Advocacy, Paid Leave Legislation, Rumors and Other News

DOH Releases Additional Interim Guidance for Home Care

Posted on 3/16/2020
The NYS Department of Health has released Interim Guidance for Home Care Services Regarding COVID-19. This document provides agencies and organizations with information about home and community-based services as it relates to COVID-19.

Schools Closed in Westchester Nassau and Suffolk Counties NYC Later This Week

Posted on 3/15/2020
Governor Cuomo announced that all schools in Westchester, Nassau, and Suffolk counties will be closed beginning Monday, March 16. New York City schools to follow.

New York State Releases Home Care Specific Guidance

Posted on 3/15/2020
The NYSDOH has released a DAL provide guidance to certified home health agencies, long term home health care programs, hospices, and licensed home care services agencies on COVID-19.

MRT II Meeting Recap

Posted on 3/10/2020
March 10, 2020 Medicaid Redesign Team II Second Public Meeting

COVID-19 - Coronavirus

Posted on 3/3/2020
COVID-19 Coronavirus

CDPAP RFO Submission Reminder

Posted on 3/2/2020
CDPAP RFO Reminder and DOH Guidelines for Submission

HCP Submits Comments to MRT II

Posted on 2/28/2020
HCP Submits Comments to MRT II

Wage Parity Forms Due March 1

Posted on 2/27/2020
Wage Parity Forms Due

DOH to Rollout Cost Report and MRT II to hold additional forum

Posted on 2/26/2020
New Cost Report MRT II Forum