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2024 HCP Insiders

January 2024 HCP Insiders

January 5, 2024
Embracing the New Year with Purposeful Advocacy
Minimum Wage and Salary Exemption Changes Now in Effect
State of the State Address Previews Released

January 12, 2024
2024 State of the State Address
HCP Gets Clarity from DOH Regarding CHRC Timing
CMS Approves New York’s 1115 Medicaid Waiver

January 19, 2024
NYS Executive Budgets
2023 Personal Care and CDPAP Rate Sheets Posted
HCP Co-produces NYC Emergency Management Forum

January 26, 2024
HCP Testifies at Legislative Health Budget Hearing
Talking About MLTC Repeal
OMIG Personal Care Aide Audit Protocol

February 2024 HCP Insiders

February 2, 2024
State Budget: Legislative Action Anticipated Week of February 5
MLTC Report Calls for Overhauled Procurement Process
NYC Workers’ Bill of Rights

February 9, 2024
February Events: Collaborate, Advocate, and Connect
Update on Conflict of Interest in NHTD and TBI Programs
Health Update

February 16, 2024
Like a Ton of Bricks-Governor’s 30-Day Budget Amendments Drop
Join Us for Advocacy Day and Home Care Forum
Alzheimer’s and Related Dementias Coalition Opportunity

February 23, 2024
HCP is Bringing Home Care to the Capitol on Tuesday
You Asked: New Hire Health Assessment
Health Update: Pertussis

March 2024 HCP Insiders

March 1, 2024
Change Healthcare Security
HCP Brought Home Care to the Capitol
Step Two Policy Brief Analyzes Proposal to Repeal MLTCs

March 8, 2024
Change Healthcare Cyberattack
Solar Eclipse is Just a Month Away
NYC Enacts Bill Requiring Notice and Posting of “Workers’ Bill of Rights”

March 15, 2024
State of the State Budget: One-House Budget Bills Set the Stage for Medicaid Battle
Change Healthcare Cyberattack Update
President Biden’s 2025 Budget Proposal

March 22, 2024
State Budget Update
Change Healthcare Update
NYC Emergency Management Program Still Open!

March 29, 2024
Budget Delayed: Medicaid and CDPAP Issues Resolved
Prepare Now for Next Week’s Solar Eclipse
2022 Cost Report: Lessons Learned

April 2024 HCP Insiders

April 5, 2024
State Budget or Solar Eclipse: Lawmakers Left in the Dark
Exciting News! HCP is Launching a New Website!
New OSHA Inspection Rule: Third-Party Representation

April 12, 2024
Take Action Now!
Upcoming Home Care Emergency Management Webinars!
Health Update: Mpox & Avian Flu Awareness

April 19, 2024
State of the State Budget: Finish Line in Sight
Day of Action: Home Care in the House!
Managed Care Merger Will Have Trickle-Down Effects

April 26, 2024
NY State’s $237 Budget Brokered
NYS Budget Labor-Related Items
CMS Releases the Final Access Rule

May 2024 HCP Insiders

May 3, 2024
Anatomy of the Single Fiscal Intermediary
IRS Begins Cyber Breach Notifications
HACKED!? Who Ya Gonna Call?

May 10, 2024
Home Care State of Play
Hurricane Preparedness Week in NYS
DOH Declares Flu No Longer Prevalent

2023 HCP Insiders

January 2023 HCP Insiders

January 6, 2023
Medicaid Continous Enrollment Ending Soon
Legislation on the Move
Legislative Leadership and Committee Chairs Announced

January 13, 2023
2023 State of the State Address Highlights
2023 Legislative Priorities and Public Policy Agenda
Master Plan for Aging Advisory Committee Meeting

January 20, 2023
HCP Project to be Presented at National Meeting
HCP Speaks at Fair Pay Legislative Briefing
Emergency Management Free Program!

January 27, 2023
HCP Meets with Incoming Assembly Health Committee Chair Amy Paulin
Governor Hochul to Present Executive Budget Proposal February 1
Compliance in the New Year

February 2023 HCP Insiders

February 3, 2023
Governor’s Proposed Budget Threatens Home Care Viability
Federal Public Health Emergency to End May 11
Addressing Transportation Needs in Home Care Sector

February 10, 2023
February HCP Events: Learn, Advocate, Celebrate
HCP Releases Statement on Executive Budget Proposal
CMS Proposes Universal Quality Measures

February 17, 2023
HCP Hosts State Budget Webinar
CMS Releases New Report on Strengthening the Direct Service Workforce in Rural Areas
HCP Participating in NYC Emergency Management Exercise

February 24, 2023
FMAP Spending Reminder and Information
Master Plan for Aging Stakeholder Advisory Committee Meeting
City & State Hosts Two Webinars Addressing Long Term Care, Fair Pay

March 2023 HCP Insiders

March 3, 2023
City & State Hosts Fair Pay for Home Care Webinar
HCP Members Demand Funding Fix
CHC Home Care Forum 2023

March 10, 2023
Action Alert Live: Fix the Funding
DOH Hosts Master Plan for Aging Webinar for Associations
Emergency Management Newsletter

March 17, 2023
HCP Statement on One-House Budget Bills
NYC Emergency Preparedness Survey Launched!
2021 Cost Report: Lessons Learned Webinar

March 24, 2023
Will There Be a State Budget by April 1?
HCP Undertakes Structural Review of Chapters
HCP Meets with Department of Health Officials

March 31, 2023
The State of the State Budget
HCP Issues Memo Opposing Worker Wage Parity Extension
Note These Important Deadlines and Reminders

April 2023 HCP Insiders

April 7, 2023
The State of the State Budget: More Delays Likely
OMIG Schedules Statewide Provider Engagement Sessions
Providers: Be Prepared for Surveys

April 14, 2023
State of the State Budget
HCP in the News: Insurance Companies are Destroying NY’s Home Care Industry
National Emergency Ends: Effects on Employers

April 21, 2023
Are We There Yet?
Presidential Executive Order Promotes Better Access to Home Care
End of Public Health Emergency: Federal Level Topics

April 28, 2023
State of the State Budget
HCP Chapter Survey
March Medicaid Update

May 2023 HCP Insiders

May 5, 2023
State of the State Budget
CMS Proposed Rules Published
Biden: Increasing Access to High-Quality Care and Supporting Caregivers

May 12, 2023
Federal Public Health Emergency Ends
2022 Rate Setting DALs Sent to Providers
Expanding Care in the Home Act

May 19, 2023
Flu Season Declared Ended
Federal Crackdown of FLSA Violations Intensifies
Legislative Update: The End of Session is Near!

June 2023 HCP Insiders

June 2, 2023
HCP Announces Expansion of the Legacy of Care Mentorship Program
Pandemic Vaccine Requirement, Regulatory Relief Coming to an End
Legislation on the Move: Bills of Interest to Home Care

June 9, 2023
Not-Quite-End-of-Session Update
Inaugural Master Plan for Aging “Town Hall” Held
Air Quality Concerns Continue

June 16, 2023
Assembly Returns Tuesday to Wrap Up Legislative Session
PHHPC Agenda Includes COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate Repeal
DOH Meeting Updates

June 30, 2023
DOH Quarterly Providers Associations Meeting
COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate Removal Rule Published
CHHA, LTHHCP and Hospice 2022 Reports Activated

July 2023 HCP Insiders

July 14, 2023
Master Plan for Aging Update
HCP Submits Comments on CMS Proposed Rule
NAHC Responds to CMS’ Proposed Medicare Rate Cuts

July 28, 2023
Home Care Services Rate Appeals Reminder
Master Plan for Aging Update
DOH Meeting with LTC Associations

August 2023 HCP Insiders

August 11, 2023
COVID-19 Regulatory and Clinical Reminders
Home Care Provider Sued for Discrimination
Amended Statewide Salary Disclosure Law Takes Effect September17

August 25, 2023
HCP PAC: We Can’t Do it Without You
DOH Bi-Weekly Associations Meeting
Check Your Exclusions Regularly!

September 2023 HCP Insiders

September 8, 2023
Master Plan for Aging Releases Preliminary Report
Waiver Programs: Conflict of Interest
HCP Attends Lower Hudson Valley EP Meetings

September 15, 2023
Updated COVID-19 Vaccines
Cost Report Audits Kick-Off Webinar
HCP, Stakeholders Meet with Division of the Budget

September 22, 2023
Worker Wage Parity Compliance Dates Announced
Restructuring HCP’s Chapters: A New Era of Collaboration
Hearing on CMS Proposed Rule Garners Support for Home Care

September 29, 2023
HCP Chapters Host Annual Legislative Breakfasts
State Budget Spending Freeze Ordered
2023 HCP Annual Awards

October 2023 HCP Insiders

October 6, 2023
Governor Announces 18,000 Job Openings
NYIA Adult Reassessments to Start in January
Office of the Medicaid Inspector General Issues 2022 Annual Report

October 13, 2023
News from the Middle East: Cause for Care, Concern, and Increased Safety Measures
EEO-1 Reporting Open Soon: Note Changes
COVID-19 News: Vaccines and More

October 20, 2023
Public Policy Workshop at HCP Conference
You Asked: Staff Health Screening
Employers: New I-9 Procedures Effective November 1

November 2023 HCP Insiders

November 3, 2023
HCP’s Annual Management Conference and Exhibition
DOH Posts Proposed Waiver Amendment Information
Master Plan for Aging

November 10, 2023
HCP’s Annual Conference: Networking Showcase
November is a Month for Celebrating Care
Regulatory Relief Expiration Reminders

November 17, 2023
Conflict of Interest Deadline Extended for Waiver Providers
2022 Home Care Statistical Report Released: Due 12/31
Statewide Wage Actions Going into Effect January 1

December 2023 HCP Insiders

December 1, 2023
HCP Submits Comments on Proposed NHTD and TBI Waiver Amendments
Worker Wage Parity Compliance: Due December 1
Emergency Management Opportunities

December 8, 2023
California Banks on $25/Hour Health Care Minimum Wage to Stabilize Workforce
Small Business Disaster Relief for Brooklyn, Nassau County Areas
Emergency Management Webinar: Utilizing Mass Notification Applications

December 15, 2023
DOH Webinar: Home Care Worker Minimum Wage Guidance
HCP Submits Comments to DOH on Worker Wage Parity Compliance Forms
Legislation on the Move

December 22, 2023
HCP Testifies at Assembly Health Care Workforce Hearing
HCP Meets with OMIG on EVV Concerns
Important End of Year Reminders!

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