Issue: September 26, 2019

Published on September 26, 2019

Articles in this issue:

Cash Receipts Assessment (CRA) – Correction

Author: Carl J. Pucci

Yesterday’s 2017 CRA DAL (see NYSHFA Extra) contained an incomplete web link address (which provides the 2017 CRA backup data). The corrected web link is found below:


Carl J. Pucci
Chief Financial Officer
518-462-4800 x36

4th Annual Emergency Preparedness Conference

Author: * Published in Education

NYSHFA/NYSCAL invites you to our 4th Annual Emergency Preparedness Conference. “Embracing Adversity & Emerging Stronger”, Thursday, October 24, 2019 at the Albany Marriott on Wolf Road, Albany, NY.  Please click here to view registration options.

Exhibitor Opportunities are also available. Information can be found on the above link!

Scott Jackson
Director, Education & Conference Planning
518-462-4800 x27


Registration Open! 24th Annual Fall Education Conference & Trade Show

Author: * Published in Education

NYSHFA/ NYSCAL is pleased to announce that we are now accepting attendee registrations for the 24th Annual Fall Education Conference & Trade Show. The conference will be held at the Albany Marriott, November 13-14th! This year the scheduled is packed with hot topics including: Quality of Care; Capital Improvements; Legal & Legislative Updates; Case Mix Index; DOH Updates and so much more.

Don’t miss out on this great educational opportunity where you can earn up to 10 CEUS! Approved by NAB and NYS for Administrators, Executive Directors & CPAs.

Click here for additional details.

We look forward to seeing you there!

ALP Audio Conferences - October 22 & 29, 2019

Author: * Published in Education

Join NYSHFA/NYSCAL for a Two Part Audio Conference Series, Assisted Living Programs: Part I-Basic Training & Part II-How to Prepare for, and Survive, an OMIG Audit. Part I will be held on October 22nd and Part II on October 29th. 

October 22, 2019 – Part I: Assisted Living Programs: Basic Training
Learn about what an Assisted Living Program is, how it operates, and how it is regulated. There will be a detailed discussion of the regulatory requirements that you must follow to be in compliance with Medicaid rules. Learn about the Office of the Medicaid Inspector General’s Audit Protocols for ALPS and what they mean.

October 29, 2019 – Part II:   Assisted Living Programs: How to Prepare for, and Survive an OMIG Audit
Learn about: the audit process and procedures for OMIG (and NYC HRA) audits; how to ensure that your audit goes well; and how to challenge your audit if it does not go well.

Click here for details.

NYSHFA / NYSCAL Offers Bronze Quality Award Workshops


NYSHFA / NYSCAL will be offering two Quality Award Bronze Level Workshops in October.  These workshops will prepare your organization for applying for the AHCA / NCAL Bronze National Quality Award.   One Workshop will be held in Albany on October 29, 2019 and another in Syracuse on October 30, 2019.  The attached flyer provides details on the content of the Workshops.  An application for the Workshops is also attached.  6.0 NAB Credits have been applied for.  For more information, please contact Lisa Volk.


Lisa Volk, RN, B.P.S., LNHA
Director, Clinical & Quality Services
518-462-4800 x15

Person Centered Care Audio Conference- November 5, 2019

Author: * Published in Education

Join NYSHFA/NYSCAL on November 5th at 1pm for What is Person-Centered Care Audio Conference. PCC is based on the concept that staff and leadership know each resident, and understands their medical and personal history, their needs, preferences, and expectations.

This practice maximizes the residents independence and makes staff assistance non task-oriented.  To learn more about implementing PCC into your community culture, click on the link to register for NYSHFA-NYSCAL’s Person Centered Care Audio Conference. What is “Person Centered Care”? 

Click here for additional details.