Issue: NYSCAL Priority Alert - 05/12/2014

Published on May 12, 2014

Articles in this issue:

DAL 14-10: Revised ALP Medical Evaluation – Interim (DSS- 4568)

Author: Shelley Sabo* Published in NYSCAL Notes

The purpose of this letter is to inform providers that the Assisted Living Program (ALP) Medical Evaluation – Interim DSS- 4568 (Rev. 04/16) was revised to eliminate content that is no longer required, to include information relevant to the Uniform Assessment System for New York (UAS-NY) and to standardize the appearance of the form to be consistent with other Department forms. The DAL can be found on the NYSCAL website at www.nyscal.org. We encourage providers to read the DAL in its entirety.

DAL 14-12: Amended Regulations for Medical Evaluations

Author: Shelley Sabo* Published in NYSCAL Notes

NYSDOH has published DAL 14-12: Amendment of Sections 487.4 and 488.4 of Title 18 NYCRR and Section 1001.7 of Title 10 NYCRR.  The purpose of this letter is to inform providers that Sections 487.4 and 488.4 of Title 18 NYCRR and Section 1001.7 of Title 10 NYCRR (Adult Care Facilities and Assisted Living Residences) were amended to permit Adult Care Facilities and Assisted Living Residences to accept medical evaluations signed by physician assistants and nurse practitioners. The DAL can be found on the NYSCAL website at www.nyscal.org. We encourage providers to read the DAL in its entirety.

Reception for Senator Skelos on May 15

Author: Shelley Sabo and Stephen Hanse* Published in NYSCAL Notes, Legislative

Please find the attached Invitation to our joint association reception for Senator Skelos on May 15. While the invitation requests $1,000 donation, it is important that we show strong support for the Senator. Consequently, any contribution would be greatly appreciated – even if you are unavailable to attend.

 

2013 ACF Annual Census and Rosters Due May 16th

Author: Shelley Sabo* Published in NYSCAL Notes

This is to alert providers that the 2013 ACF Annual Census has been posted on the NYSDOH Health Commerce System (HCS) along with a Dear Administrator Letter (DAL 14-02) and three attachments.

Each transitional adult home also received a copy of their Roster of Adult Home Residents to update.  The roster is to be submitted via the Secure File Transfer Utility in HCS.  Both must be completed and submitted by May 16, 2014.  The annual census also serves as the 4th quarter Quarterly Statistical Information Report. The DAL can be found on the NYSCAL website at http://www.nyscal.org/files/2014/04/201404101019.pdf. NYSCAL encourages members to read the DAL in its entirety.