New York State Department of Health Publishes Requests for Applications for Certified Home Health Agencies

On Thursday, January 26, 2012, the New York State Department of Health, Division of Home and Community Based Services, issued a Request for Applications (RFA) for organizations interested in becoming established as a certified home health agency (CHHA), pursuant to recently adopted regulations at 10 NYCRR Section 760.5(l).

The RFA is available on the DOH Website.

Questions are due February 3, 2012. Applications are due March 9, 2012.

Submitted RFAs will be scored competitively based on demonstrated need, ability to coordinate care, advancement of the goals of the Medicaid Redesign Team, among other criteria.  There is no date by which the Department will complete its review of submitted applications, although the Department has stated its intention to proceed on a timely basis.

This post was contributed by Nancy Sciocchetti.

Nancy Sciocchetti

About Nancy Sciocchetti

Nancy is a Senior Partner and the supervisor of our Health Law practice. She concentrates in health care and general corporate enterprise development and transactions, representing both for-profit and not-for-profit clients in corporate business transactions, including corporate formation; joint ventures; sales, mergers and acquisitions; buy-sell agreements; real estate transactions, leasing and financing; certificate of need; licensing and operation of health care facilities.