In this session, HIPAA consultant Brian Tuttle will discuss the importance of HIPAA compliance for practice managers, as HIPAA & HITECH are now fully enforced with bipartisan support. He will cover HIPAA changes for 2024, proposed changes, and updates related to Right of Access, SAMHSA Part...

The following was sent from OPWDD to Fiscal Intermediaries on April 18: Dear Fiscal Intermediary, We are reaching out to provide guidance on Phase II of the contract amendments scheduled for 2024, share a survey crucial for the planning of the upcoming round of FI contract awards,...

The next NYDA Rally at the Capitol will be on Wednesday, April 3. Click here to RSVP. This rally will be in the Well of the Legislative Office Building – NOT the War Room. This provides better access for the people we support and allows a better...

OPWDD has posted the finalized ADMs 06-ADM-01R regarding Group Day Habilitation Service Documentation Requirements and 21-ADM-02R regarding Requirements for Community Habilitation-Residential Services Delivered in the Individual’s Certified Residence. Regarding 06-ADM-01R, this memorandum describes the service documentation requirements for Group Day Habilitation and Supplemental Group Day Habilitation....

JACQUELINE NEBER      About half of New York’s direct support professionals who work with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities experience housing or food insecurity, a new report shows. The report, released this morning and shared first with Crain’s, was commissioned by New York Disability Advocates, a statewide coalition...

Statement from Mike Alvaro, President of the New York Disability Advocates on Governor Hochul 2024 State of the State Address  We are deeply concerned that in Governor Hochul’s State of the State today, there was no direct mention of the workforce crisis that has plagued New...