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October - National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Posted by Ashley Nice on Wed, Oct 05, 2016 @ 05:33 PM

October is the US Department of Labor's National Disability Employment Awareness Month.  Dating back to around 1945 National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) has evolved into a nationwide campaign celebrating the skills and talents of workers with disabilities and what they bring to our workplaces.

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Tags: Inclusion

Welcome! Community Inclusion Campaign

Posted by Ashley Nice on Mon, Aug 29, 2016 @ 05:39 PM

MediSked, LLC would like to extend the warmest #welcome to everyone of all abilities into our community!  As part of the #nysopwdd Community Inclusion campaign, we would like to show our ongoing support of making everyone part of the community and helping "plant the seeds" so that everyone feels welcome.  We encourage everyone to help us in effort to spread awareness.  To learn more about the initiative, please take a few minutes and watch this video  

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Tags: New York, ID/DD News, Home and Community Based Services

New Jersey Makes the Move to Fee For Service

Posted by Ashley Nice on Thu, Aug 11, 2016 @ 08:18 AM

In July, the state of New Jersey replaced its contract based Medicaid reimbursement system and implemented a fee for service model.  With this shift in payment methodology, individuals receiving services will have the flexibility of an individual budget; a person-centered model.  Individuals will experience this choice driven system, powered by community integration with a goal of supporting individuals living independent lives, working in their communities. 

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Tags: Billing, Compliance, New Jersey

Alarming Findings After OIG Audit of New York's Home Health Workers' Qualifications

Posted by Ashley Nice on Wed, Jul 01, 2015 @ 09:42 AM

When it comes to the healthcare industry, practices, policies, and procedures can vary from provider to provider - but the one thing most professionals agree on is having qualified employees provide quality care. 

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Tags: Compliance, Documentation, 2015, Audits, AMP