There are still spaces available in the upcoming Paid Family Leave webinars for health care providers.
As a health care provider, you play a critical role in certifying medical documentation in a timely manner and raising awareness of Paid Family Leave among your patients and their families.
This presentation will provide an overview of Paid Family Leave and health care providers' role in the process, and point you to some helpful resources. There will be time at the end for questions and answers as well.
Tuesday, July 31, 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Register here
Tuesday, August 7, 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Register here
When you click 'Register here', you will be taken to a general information page. You must click 'Register' on the bottom of that page to sign up.
More Information is Available
Complete details on Paid Family Leave are available at ny.gov/PaidFamilyLeave, including request forms and downloadable guides specifically for health care providers.
You can also call the Paid Family Leave Helpline at (844) 337-6303, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. for more information or assistance.
To access the Quality Payment Program Portal, you’ll need your EIDM User ID and Password. Once logged in, you can:
Creating an EIDM Account
CMS has established the EIDM system to provide clinicians and practices with a single User ID that can be used to access one or more CMS Applications.
How to Obtain an EIDM Account
If you do not have an EIDM account, navigate to the CMS Enterprise Portal and select ‘New User Registration’ to create one. The following information is required for registration:
Your organization or CMS can help you identify the information needed for your application.
Once you complete your EIDM account registration, you will receive an e-mail acknowledging your successful account creation with your EIDM User ID. Use your unique EIDM User ID and Password to login to the Quality Payment Program Portal.
For More Information:
MCMS Executive Director Christopher Bell to speak on "Provider Vitality."
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The CMS Data Element Library Webinar
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is hosting a webinar to provide information on and discuss features of the recently launched Data Element Library (DEL).
The audio portion of this webinar will be broadcast through the web. You can listen to the presentation through your computer speakers. If you cannot hear audio through your computer speakers, please contact CMSQualityTeam@ketchum.com.
Dial in numbers for the Q&A portion over the phone will be published during the webinar.
Billing Manual 6.26.2018.PDF
The information contained in the billing manual, subject to required State and Federal approvals, reflects the billing structures for the Children’s System Transformation scheduled to begin on January 1, 2019. TBD Billing criteria will be updated by the State. Future updates will only supplement current information, not change what is already in place.
Please use this manual to begin preparation of your claiming systems.
A supplemental billing manual, New York State Children’s Health and Behavioral Health (BH) Services – Children’s Medicaid System Transformation Guidance for the Transitional Period, will be released shortly that will include guidance on transitional billing procedures, including transitional billing procedures for waiver providers that will transition to Health Home rates and for HCBS services that will transition to State Plan services after January 1, 2019.
You can access your performance feedback and final score by:
Monroe County has consolidated opioid-related web content -- Health, Law Enforcement (in progress), training, general overview -- in one website:
Common Ground Health, working in partnership with the public health directors in each of our nine Finger Lakes counties,* is conducting an important health survey. I am writing to ask for your help.
We are gathering health stories from as many residents of our region as possible in order to learn more about our region’s health-related needs and help our county health departments develop strategies for addressing public health priorities. Please tell us your story through the survey below and then share the link with family, friends and colleagues. The survey will take 15 to 20 minutes of your time.
You can complete the survey anonymously, or enter your name and email for a chance to win a $500 gift card to a local supermarket or gas station. **
To begin the survey in English, click here: MyHealthStory2018.com. For Spanish, follow this link: MiHistoriadeSalud2018.com.
I can’t thank you enough,
Trilby de Jung
*Chemung, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben, Wayne and Yates counties
**Survey participation is not required to enter the drawing. See official rules here.
Complimentary Webinar from Garfunkel Wild, PC Attorneys at Law
"Right to Try" Act: What you need to know
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST
On May 30, 2018, a new Federal "right to try" act became effective which gives patients with life-threatening conditions the right to use experimental medications without the approval of the Food and Drug Administration. This new Federal law impacts Hospitals, Physicians, Drug Manufacturers and Patients. Join us as we explore the consequences and questions of this new law.
Andrew E. Blustein
Lara Jean Ancona
Stacey P. Klein
Registration is limited. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
CMS has discovered an issue with the 2018 Quality performance category specialty measure sets within the updated “Explore Measures” tool on the Quality Payment Program website. They have temporarily removed the 2018 Quality performance category measures from this tool to improve the accuracy of the specialty measure sets. They will send a notification when the issue is resolved.
In the meantime, please visit the 2018 QPP Resource Library on CMS.gov to view additional details on the 2018 Quality measures. You can download the Claims and Registry Measures, Web Interface Measures, and Quality Measure Specifications Supporting Documents to learn more.
If you have any questions, please contact the Quality Payment Program Service Center by: