Audits, OMIG and oh my!

Using Therap Services is one of the best tools to ensure peace of mind when it comes to compliance reviews and audits.  Sure, there are multiple reports that can identify the status of documentation but when you use the full billing function you gain another level of compliance before creating claims. Here is a link [...]

DISCO’s and Electronic Health Records

The draft RFA for a DISCO has been out for a few weeks and I thought everyone should have a look at it. You will be affected in some way. Please note that on page 14 there is mention of having a health information system. http://www.opwdd.ny.gov/node/2379 There is also mentioned the electronic health record guidelines [...]

NCD Issues Groundbreaking Report “Rocking the Cradle: Ensuring the Rights of Parents with Disabilities and Their Children”

WASHINGTON, DC -- On Thursday, September 27, the National Council on Disability (NCD), an independent federal agency, released "Rocking the Cradle: Ensuring the Rights of Parents with Disabilities and Their Children" -- a groundbreaking policy study, infused with real life stories of parents with disabilities, to provide a comprehensive overview of factors that support and [...]

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Everyday Heroes – Direct Support Professionals

It is the last day of the Direct Support Professional Recognition week. However, the work the DSP provides is never over and need to be recognized daily for their compassion, values, and ethics. Thank you to the DSP’s everywhere. Here is a link to a version of the credo of support.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wunHDfZFxXw

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User Group Meetings

Hey Everybody; How about taking a bit of time and visit our good friends in upstate New York for our August user group meeting. On September 19th. our meeting is in Watertown at Jefferson Rehabilitation Center.  See how others are implementing Therap and discuss features you may not be using yet. Here is a link [...]

Buffalo NY Regional Conference

It is time. Regional Conference in Buffalo, New York August 22-23, 2012. Holiday Inn Buffalo Airport 4600 Genesee Street,Cheektowaga, New York 14225   The conference schedule has a wide variety of topics this year. Take a look at just some of the sessions.   The Human Element in Technology, Quality Assurance, and Corporate Compliance David [...]

Upcoming Buffalo Conference

It is that time of year when you can feel the direction of summer has changed. Shorter days, vegetables are ripe, ads for going back to school are all signs to all of us for a new season is just ahead of us. For me, it is the clear sign pointing to our August Conference [...]

Opportunity for Direct Support Professionals

Dear Colleagues, The Office for People with Developmental Disabilities and the National Alliance of Direct Support Professionals are partnering on a new initiative designed to help us support the development of our direct support professionals. We are planning six regional DSP Dialogues to present the national Code of Ethics for DSPs and these workshops will [...]

1115 Waiver moves to 1915 b/c

News on a new Waiver continues. The latest news is it is morphing into a different authority but the design of managed care remains. There is a new Power Point distributed to those attending the MSC Supervisors Video Conference. I have provided a link here for you to review this power point. Enjoy. Waiver Power [...]

YAI and Therap

Ever since I first heard of the YAI International Conference I had wanted to attend. This was in the 80’s and I  was working in Virginia. At that time it was the most progressive and thorough conference to attend, especially for someone relatively new in the field of special education.  Here it is over 30 [...]

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