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Therap Stands Ready as the New CCO Transition Begins in New York

As July 1 draws near, and the CCO environment begins to unfold, Therap stands ready to assist agencies in safely sharing data with the CCOs across the state of New York. For the past several years, Therap has worked diligently to stay on the forefront of these changes so that providers in New York may continue to [...]

By |2018-07-02T10:17:11+00:00July 2nd, 2018|Categories: Billing, Conferences, Medicaid, New York, USERGROUP|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Therap Stands Ready as the New CCO Transition Begins in New York

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, [...]

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

Community Hab. Proposed Reg. Changes

More news from OPWDD. I do not see any of our current methods changing except for billing limitations. The limitations on CH vary depending on the individual’s receipt of day habilitation and prevocational services, and the certified setting where the individual resides. Here is a link to the proposed regulations. file:///C:/Users/Kevin/Downloads/CHamendmentsRegsText.pdf

By |2014-07-15T12:36:04+00:00July 15th, 2014|Categories: Billing, General, Medicaid, Regulations, Technology|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Community Hab. Proposed Reg. Changes

Therap and Keuka Lake Conference

Looking forward to seeing our friends here. 32nd Annual Keuka Lake Conference Thursday & Friday June 19 & 20, 2014 Here is a link to the conference brochure. Keuka Conference I will be presenting for two sessions on Thursday. The topic will be directed to our key staff in the field, the Direct Support Professionals. [...]

By |2016-11-03T10:08:38+00:00June 6th, 2014|Categories: Conferences, management, Medicaid, Technology, Training|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Therap and Keuka Lake Conference

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

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

Modifications to Quality Measures and Reporting in §1915(c) Home and Community-Based Waivers

This document provides information on modifications to the quality assurance systems needed to meet the assurances for §1915(c) waivers. These changes strengthen the oversight of beneficiary health and welfare and realign the reporting requirements. The highlights of this modified quality assurance system include: 1. Health and welfare monitoring and outcomes are emphasized; 2. Although states [...]

By |2016-11-03T10:08:39+00:00March 13th, 2014|Categories: Audits, General, Medicaid, Technology|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Modifications to Quality Measures and Reporting in §1915(c) Home and Community-Based Waivers

OMIG Update

The Office of the Medicaid Inspector General (OMIG) has posted the frequently asked questions (FAQs) for Webinar #19, "Governing Board's Role in Program Integrity," on the OMIG's Web site at the following link: http://www.omig.ny.gov/omig-webinar-19-questions-and-answers

DOJ News

Interesting update. A lot on addressing discrimination in schools, voting etc. It just shows our fight for rights of people with disabilities remains an on-going and sometimes silent battle. Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by Acting Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division Jocelyn Samuels at the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District [...]