Issue: September 25, 2014

Published on September 25, 2014

Articles in this issue:

Capital Rate Corrections Due on 10/3/14

Author: Carl J. Pucci* Published in Finance & Reimbursement

A reminder that corrections to the 2015 Capital Rates are due to DOH by Friday, October 3, 2014.  Please see NYSHFA member mailing for rate notification details.  Below is the DOH Notice which outlines the 2015 rate schedule, as well as the email address for data corrections.

The Division of Finance and Rate Setting has set the following schedule regarding the 2015 Rates:

Due Date


Friday - 10/03/2014

2015 Capital correction requests due for inclusion in NOTICE RATES to be published November 2, 2014

Sunday - 11/2/2014

Publication of 2015 Notice Rates

Friday -  12/01/2014

2015 Capital corrections requests (HOTLINE) to the NOTICE rates due for inclusion in the January 2015 Initial Rates

Thursday – 01/15/2015

Publication of January 2015 Initial Rates

In order to make the deadlines for publication of the NOTICE and INITIAL rates it is important that facilities have all the necessary information sent to the Department in a timely fashion.  Requests for corrections to the Initial rates received after the due date will not be considered for inclusion in the initial 2015 rates.  Please review the initial capital posted on the Health Commerce System for your individual facility as soon as possible to ensure any change requests can be honored.


Carl J. Pucci
Director, Finance & Reimbursement
518-462-4800 x36

Downstate – Bronze Quality Award Workshop – Registration Now Open

Author: Rick Patterson* Published in AHCA / NCAL News

NYSHFA / NYSCAL is offering a one-day Bronze Level AHCA / NCAL National Quality Award workshop on Tuesday, November 18, 2014. This workshop is a productive hands-on experience.  At the end of the workshop, attendees will have a Bronze application written, ready to format, proof and submit. Mr. Tim Case, Administrator of the AHCA / NCAL National Quality Award program will be leading the workshop.

The workshop will be held in the downstate region at the IPRO Office in Lake Success, New York from 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM.  Additional information and the workshop application is attached.  Seats are limited and pre-registration is required.  Application Deadline is November 10, 2014.

NYSHFA Contact
Rick Patterson
Sr. Director, Business Development
518-462-4800 ext. 19

NYSHFA/NYSCAL 2014 Fall Education Conference

Author: Scott Jackson CMP* Published in Education


NYSHFA/NYSCAL 2014 Fall Education Conference
Hilton Garden Inn, Troy, NY
November 19-20, 2014

10.5 CEUs for LNHAs & ALAs
10.5 CPEs for CPAs
10.5 in-service hours for NY-AALNA

Brochure & Registration Material

NYSHFA Contact:

Scott Jackson, CMP
Director, Education & Conference Planning
518-462-4800 ext. 27