Justice Department and ADA

Updates you may want to review. The Justice Department has published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) intended to revise the Department's Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) title II and title III regulations to implement the requirements of the ADA Amendments Act of 2008. The comment period for the proposed rule closes on March 31, 2014. Congress passed [...]

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Penalties for HIPAA Security Violations

We all know the importance of having personal health information secured but apologies for a breach are no longer acceptable. Considering your agency size and budget cuts can you afford a penalty on top of everything else? Here is a link to a small agency fined $50,000. HIPAA Fine  

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Therap at Syracuse Regional Conference

The Syracuse Regional Conference was a great success and I have many people to thank who made it happen. First, the presentations by the provider community were great. Thanks to Vickie of Ulster Greene, Wendy of ARC of Schuyler, Letisha of The Resource Center, Joe from Community Services for the Developmentally Disabled, and Jeff from [...]

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Justice Center in New York

  The Justice Center has released a document called Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).  Although it is listed as that I think it is a pretty good reference document and is something to bookmark for easy access. Here is the link. http://www.justicecenter.ny.gov/about/faq/pdf              

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Fall Activities with Therap

Fall is here and when you hear that word, some of you may be thinking of daylight saving time coming up, winterizing the house, or drives and hikes into the woods. But here in our Therapverse we are thinking of Fall Conference and an October User Group Meeting. Our User Group meeting for this month [...]

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Therap Services saves money and jobs

  Another agency pays a big price for inadequate records. This is what happens when people are not using Therap Services. Upstate Agency overbilled Medicaid by $2.27 million KINGSTON – Excessive levels of missing documentation will cost an agency big bucks. That agency is going to have to repay New York’s Medicaid program $2.27 million [...]

By |2016-11-03T10:08:41+00:00September 26th, 2013|Categories: Audits, Billing, General, Medicaid, New York, Technology|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Therap Services saves money and jobs

National Direct Support Professionals Recognized by Therap Services

It would not be a celebration of National Direct Support Professional Week without me saying a little something. In addition to what has been said by NYSACRA, NADSP, John Raffaele and many more respected people that everyone works with every day, I would just like to add my thanks and appreciation for what a DSP [...]

By |2013-09-11T19:33:28+00:00September 11th, 2013|Categories: General, Medicaid, Technology, Training|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on National Direct Support Professionals Recognized by Therap Services

September User Group Meeting

It is a beautiful time of the year and what better excuse to get out of the office for a scenic drive and to visit with all of your fellow therapites than to go to a user group meeting. That's right. Our next user group meeting is being held September 11th at The Arc of [...]

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Therap 2013 Buffalo Regional Conference

What a great place to share Therap with a great bunch of Therapites.  We had a track for finance and billing, two others for reviewing all modules of Therap, and finally a fourth track dedicated to provider presentations. Stephen opened each day with information about Therap recent release and upcoming installations. We have a picture [...]

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August User Group Meeting

Another great meeting with some wonderful Therapites. We had a good morning discussion and it must contributed to our hosts, and maybe those NY bagels. Thanks to everyone at Human First.

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