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Therap NY User Group Meeting

We had a full room of Therapites attending the November User Group meeting held at CP Westchester.  We had people attending from multiple agencies from the region and the City. The range of experiences using Therap was helpful to all. From brand new, all the way to extensive use of reports and billing. We had [...]

DOJ Unveils New On-line ADA Complaint Form

Since we are all about technology I thought this was interesting. The Department of Justice is pleased to announce that, as of today, individuals wishing to file ADA complaints with the Department will be able to fill out the form and submit it completely electronically. Filers will also immediately receive a "reference number" that can [...]

By |2016-11-03T10:08:36+00:00March 3rd, 2015|Categories: General, Medicaid, Technology, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on DOJ Unveils New On-line ADA Complaint Form

March is Disability Awareness Month

I was going to put up something historical and biographical but ran across this article by Robert B. Fleming, CELA.  He recently posted this on the Special Needs Alliance web site and I thought he did the historical part and then identified the challenges still having to be addressed and overcome.  Thank you to all [...]

By |2016-11-03T10:08:36+00:00March 3rd, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on March is Disability Awareness Month

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, [...]

Olmstead 15 year anniversary

Do you remember the impact the Olmstead decision had back then? The Promise of Olmstead: 15 Years Later The 15th Anniversary of Olmstead video compilation is a DOJ/HHS tribute to the dedicated and brave individuals who have brought to life the Olmstead decision's promise of community integration for people with disabilities. The video features images and live [...]

By |2016-11-03T10:08:37+00:00September 12th, 2014|Categories: General, Medicaid|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Olmstead 15 year anniversary

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

50th Anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Law

Fifty years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law the Civil Rights Act of 1964.  With its landmark protections against discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex and religion, the act ended the era of legal segregation in America, relegating the age of Jim Crow to the history books.  As he [...]

By |2014-07-03T12:11:34+00:00July 3rd, 2014|Categories: General, Medicaid, Technology|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on 50th Anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Law

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

Self Advocates/Parents/Guardians/Staff Come Together

Well, it is just about here. A first of its’ kind and the beginning of more to come. Therap Conference for People with Disabilities & their Circle of Support in South Plainfield, New Jersey, May 7-8, 2014 Come back later where we can report on the presentations and discussions.

By |2014-05-06T12:45:35+00:00May 6th, 2014|Categories: Conferences, management, Medicaid, Technology, Training|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Self Advocates/Parents/Guardians/Staff Come Together

NY/CMS Transformation Agreement

I know change is coming at everyone from every angle. The best we can do is to read and absorb everything coming our way. Here is a link to OPWDD transformation agreement with CMS.  They have also provided links to other sources that are very informative. As usual, if you have something of interest to [...]

By |2015-02-16T13:43:47+00:00May 5th, 2014|Categories: Audits, General, Medicaid, New York, Technology|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on NY/CMS Transformation Agreement