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November User Group Meeting

Hello everyone; November is here and that means we have the monthly user group meeting coming up. I would like to recognize UCP of Westchester for hosting this months event. Please make plans now to attend the meeting on November 12th at 10:00am.

By |2016-11-03T10:08:34+00:00November 2nd, 2015|Categories: Audits, Billing, Conferences, General, Medicaid, New York, Regulations, Training, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on November User Group Meeting

New York State Therap Conference

The New York Statewide conference was fantastic. Thanks to everyone who made it so. I think this says it all from one participant. Thanks for a great conference day!  I'm enjoying my Cosmo while approving attendance data!

By |2016-11-03T10:08:35+00:00September 18th, 2015|Categories: Audits, Billing, Conferences, Medicaid, New York, Technology|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on New York State Therap Conference

Therap warms up the winter

Certainly everyone is bundling up, cuddling up, and some are simply fed up with winter. While you brave the elements rest assured Therap Services is with you in your activities whether in the office, on the road, in the community or in a snowbank. While you are trying to entertain yourself and do your work, [...]

Avoid being one of these statistics – use Therap Services

In 2013, the New York State Office of the Medicaid Inspector General (OMIG) achieved significant results in several areas of Medicaid program integrity. Some of the highlights include: Recovered a record $879 million. With these record breaking figures in 2013, OMIG now has recovered more than $1.73 billion in improperly expended Medicaid funds over the [...]

By |2016-11-03T10:08:37+00:00October 18th, 2014|Categories: Audits, Billing, General, Medicaid, New York, Regulations|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Avoid being one of these statistics – use Therap Services

Person Centered Planning – Risk Inventory

OPWDD has released a new tool designed to assist in person centered planning. It is called a Strengths and Risks Inventory.  Here is a statement of the intent of this form. Intent*:   The person-centered planning process should address the challenges, risk factors, and rewards inherent for each person to live his/her life the way that [...]

By |2016-11-03T10:08:37+00:00July 15th, 2014|Categories: Audits, General, Medicaid, Regulations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Person Centered Planning – Risk Inventory

New York User Group Meetings

Greetings to summer. This is a great time of year to be with family and go on outings. So, it is also a great time to meet with fellow Therapites and meet together at a user group meeting. Here is a reminder of the upcoming schedule. Please note we do not have a site scheduled [...]

By |2016-11-03T10:08:38+00:00July 8th, 2014|Categories: Audits, Billing, Conferences, General, Medicaid, New York, Technology|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on New York User Group Meetings

OMIG and Therap

Whenever you hear the word OMIG it always conjures something foreboding. However, they have also been pretty good as of late in getting out guidelines in order to assist agencies with their compliance efforts. This is a good publication that outlines specific risk areas they have found in conducting review. Here is the link. OMIG [...]

By |2014-06-26T15:06:28+00:00June 26th, 2014|Categories: Audits, Billing, General, Medicaid, Technology|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on OMIG and Therap

User Group Meetings in New York

Now that the weather has started to change I have the perfect opportunity for you to have an excuse to go sightseeing and also put in some work. Come on out to a user group meeting. We will be reviewing latest release notes, discussing plans for the future, and even modeling a managed care information [...]

By |2016-11-03T10:08:38+00:00June 4th, 2014|Categories: Audits, Billing, Conferences, General, Medicaid, New York, Technology, Training|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on User Group Meetings in New York

START in New York

This is something to watch for the future. There is a pilot program underway in two regions. START is a national initiative that strengthens efficiencies and service outcomes for individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities and behavioral health needs in the community. Here is a link for New York resources. http://www.centerforstartservices.com/community-resources/newyorkpublic.aspx

By |2015-02-16T13:40:46+00:00June 2nd, 2014|Categories: Audits, General, Medicaid, New York, Technology|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on START in New York

Changes Effective July 1st.

I know everyone is preparing to modify and update plans according to the new requirements established by OPWDD. In summary; ·       All affected ISPs must be updated to reflect a frequency of  “day” or “daily” instead of “month” or “monthly”; ·       All affected ISPs must be evaluated to determine if they currently reflect the individuals’ desire to [...]

By |2016-11-03T10:08:38+00:00May 13th, 2014|Categories: Audits, Billing, General, Medicaid, Technology, Training|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Changes Effective July 1st.