Skilled Nursing and Specialty Care, Short Term Rehabilitative Care, Respite, and Memory Care
It's what we do...
The terms above describe some of the services our member facilities offer but there is so much more. The Genesee Health Facilities Association represents the residents and health care professionals of 31 facilities in western New York. Our facilities provide step down care, specialized care, rehabilitation, therapeutic recovery, long term care, respite, and vacation services for spouses, families, and caregivers.
Employment Screening Continues to be a Top Priority
The Office of Inspector General (OIG - Federal) and Office of Medicaid Inspector General (OMIG - NYS) continue to emphasize the importance of employee screening, not only for new hires but existing personnel as well. See the June 2014 OIG report (Page 19 - .pdf pg. 39) and the 2014/2015 OMIG Work Plan (Page 21 - .pdf pg. 24). Health Care Support Advisors can assist facilities stay in compliance.
Big HIPAA Changes - Day of Education Wednesday, January 28, 2015
January 2015 - The Office of Civil Rights (OCR) will soon begin Phase 2 audits of the HIPAA privacy, security and breach notification standards. If you are a covered entity, business associate or a business associate subcontractor involved in the use or disclosure of protected health information (PHI), you need to be ready for an OCR HIPAA audit. The fines are stiff ..... Read More