DOH: Regional Webinar on the Nursing Home Quality Pool - June 10, 2013 - NonMARO Region

Nancy Leveille and Karen Morris in Clinical & Quality

DOH sent out an e-mail to administrators last week about the Quality Pool webinar; NYSHFA is just ensuring that you have seen this invitation.  It is only for nonMARO region facilities.  MARO will have a separate webinar on Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at 2:00 p.m.  See the following information sent from DOH:

On Monday, June 10, 2013, the New York State Department of Health will conduct a one and half hour webinar on the Nursing Home Quality Pool.  The 90 minute webinar will begin at 2:00 pm.  We have a limited number of connections for this webinar, and we would ask that each Nursing Home register for only one connection.

Webinar Registration Information

  • Please click on the following link to register for the webinar:

  • Within one hour of registration, an automatic confirmation email will be generated and sent from  If you do not receive this email, check your spam or junk mail folder or contact your IT unit.
  • Please be sure to have speakers or a headset to listen to the presentation since there is no call in number for this event.
  • Nursing Homes may also invite their associations to join the webinar.

Nursing Homes Excluded from the Quality Pool

The following types of facilities are excluded from the Quality Pool and will not be eligible for payment.  These facilities are welcome to join the webinar for informational purposes, but it is optional.  

  • Non-Medicaid facilities
  • Specialty facilities
  • Continuing Care Retirement Communities
  • Transitional Care Units

Questions may be emailed to the Nursing Home Quality Pool bml at

Thank you

Nursing Home Quality Pool BML
New York State Department of Health
Office of Quality and Patient Safety
(518) 486-9012



Nancy Leveille, RN, MS
Sr. Director, Member Operational Support
518-462-4800 x20
  Karen Morris, RN, MS
Director, Clinical & Quality Services
518-462-4800 x15

Refer to #2013-296