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NYS Personal Care Aide Scope of Practice Download
Personal Care Aide Scope of Practice 12-1994.pdf
NYS Dept. of Social Services Local Commissioners Memorandum 92-LCM-70, DSS-4037-EL, April 24, 1992. Amended December 1, 1994. Describes which tasks personal care aides (known as home attendants in NYC) may and may not do.
16 May, 2017 116 kb Downloads: 20707
Letter Template from Guildnet in Nassau, Suffolk and Westchester to Members - Feb. 2017 Download
GuildNet plan withdrawal - member notification letter 3 counties combined.pdf
Letter Guildnet is sending to it;s 4,000+ members in Nassau, Suffolk and Westechester counties in Feb and March 2017 stating, "GuildNet will no longer offer Managed Long Term Care (MLTC) services in [county] effective June 1, 2017. It is important that you select a new MLTC plan before May 18, 2017 to assure a smooth transfer to your new plan. You will continue to receive services from GuildNet until your transfer to your new plan is complete." Letter does not explain that if person does NOT transfer to another plan, they may still stay in Guildnet. Nor does letter explain that new plan is not required by State to honor Guildnet's same plan of care and number of hours. NOr does letter give contact info for ICAN ombuds program. icannys.org
29 Mar, 2017 263 kb Downloads: 1076
Westchester County Physicians Order for Personal Care Services 10-27-15 Download
Form 1050 Westchester Physicians Order for PCS 10-27-15.pdf
17 Jan, 2017 80 kb Downloads: 1363
Explanation of the Conflict Free Evaluation and Enrollment Center and MLTC Evaluation (rev. 12-2016) Download
Explanation of the CFEEC and MLTC Evaluation NYLAG Letterhead rev 12-2016.pdf
This outline describes the evaluation process for someone who is on Medicare and Medicaid (approved or application pending) who requires enrollment into a Managed Long Term Care plan. Revised 12-2016 to include change that CFEEC now valid for 75 instead of 60 days.
23 Dec, 2016 413 kb Downloads: 19358
NYS FIDA Special Mailing to MLTC Members Explaining FIDA Program - 2016 Download
DOH FIDA enrollment solicitation 11-16.pdf
Mailing from New York Medicaid Choice to MLTC Members in FIDA Demo Area (New York City and Nassau County) explaining FIDA program. May be confusing to members who previously opted out of FIDA.
23 Dec, 2016 206 kb Downloads: 431
11/9/2016 Letter from NYS Dept. of Health Extending FIDA 2 years Download
FIDA extension letter 11.09.16.pdf
Extends FIDA demo extra 2 years through Dec. 31, 2019
09 Nov, 2016 87 kb Downloads: 570
CMS Memo 10/28/16 re FIDA Plans Not Renewing Contracts for 2017 Download
NY_FIDA_Non-renewing_Contracts_closeout instructions.pdf
Describes procedures for how members in those 3 plans not renewing contracts will be transitioned to other FIDA plans or may choose Original Medicare and MLTC.
02 Nov, 2016 141 kb Downloads: 476
HRA Medicaid Alert -Immediate Need for Personal Care or Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Services Download
2016-10-19 Immediate Need for PCS and CDPAP.pdf
Alert dated 10/19/2016 implementing procedures for requesting fast-track approval of Medicaid and personal care or CDPAP for people in Immediate Need of these services. See http://www.wnylc.com/health/entry/203/
19 Oct, 2016 220 kb Downloads: 5202
NYC HRA Form HCSP-3052 Immediate Need Transmittal to Home Care Services Program Download
2016-09-23 Immediate Need transmittal Form.pdf
NYC HRA Form for submitting Medicaid application and request for Immediate Need Personal Care Services
See http://www.wnylc.com/health/entry/203/
25 Sep, 2016 225 kb Downloads: 2763
NYLAG Comments on State "Immediate Need" Regulations - April 1, 2016 Download
NYLAG Comments Immediate Need PCS FINAL.pdf
Comments to last in series of proposed regulations implementing 2015 law requiring expedited processing of Medicaid apps in 7 days where there is an immediate need for personal care or CDPAP. Regs published for comment March 2, 2016.
05 Aug, 2016 534 kb Downloads: 705
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