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Taxation of NYS Healthcare Worker Bonus – Cerini Short

Taxation of NYS Healthcare Worker Bonus Cerini Short In this Cerini Short, Edward McWilliams, CPA, Partner talks about the Taxation of the NYS Healthcare Worker Bonus.

Bonus for NYS Healthcare Workers – Cerini Short

Bonus for NYS Healthcare Workers Cerini Short We have been hearing for months about New York State making certain bonuses available to direct healthcare workers of up to $3,000 each. Governor Hochul allocated $1.2 billion from the State's 2022/23 budget for the...

Important Update: EI Agencies Audit

In 2018 the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the NYC Department of Investigation arrested eight service providers for Health Care fraud, as well as other felonies related to Fraud.  Unfortunately, last month another case came to light involving nine therapists that...

NY ABLE Accounts

When you have a child, you make many plans. One of the most important plans is for their future finances.  This applies for any child, but when parents have a child with special needs often there is more concern.  For parents that have a child who developed a...

Potential Additional Funding Available for Daycare and Medical Providers

Most people are aware of the PPP loan program and the economic benefit provided through the forgiveness feature. What you may not know is that there are other economic stimulus components of the CARES Act that you could benefit from … but the timelines are short.

OPWDD: Day Service Retainer Program

Effective April 16, 2020 OPWDD has implemented a new retainer program for providers of Day Habilitation, Prevocational Services, and Community Habilitation. This new program replaces the retainer payments available through April 15, 2020 for Day Habilitation and...

OPWDD COVID-19 Update As of March 25, 2020

OPWDD providers are considered essential and should continue providing services to the best of their ability while practicing alternative treatments and procedures to protect the health and safety of the individuals they support, their families, and their staff. In...

Managed Care is Coming

Managed care is coming. What it will exactly look like, or how it will impact the nonprofit sector isn’t clear yet. Managed care will most likely result in significant consolidation among OPWDD, OASAS, and OMH providers. The problem is unlike other areas of...

2019 COLA Information

OPWDD has released its 2019 Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) for monthly SSI amounts that individuals with disabilities may be eligible to receive. Please view the PDFs below illustrating the adjustments that will go into effect as of January 1, 2019. They will be...

New Certification Added to CFR for OASAS, OMH, and OPWDD Filers

If you have spent any time reviewing the new CFR forms you probably noticed that there is a new certification form that administrators need to sign, CFR-iv. This new certification form, which is required by all CFR filers, other than those funded exclusively by SED,...
Bonus for NYS Healthcare Workers – Cerini Short

Bonus for NYS Healthcare Workers – Cerini Short

Bonus for NYS Healthcare Workers Cerini Short We have been hearing for months about New York State making certain bonuses available to direct healthcare workers of up to $3,000 each. Governor Hochul allocated $1.2 billion from the State's 2022/23 budget for the...

read more
Important Update: EI Agencies Audit

Important Update: EI Agencies Audit

In 2018 the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the NYC Department of Investigation arrested eight service providers for Health Care fraud, as well as other felonies related to Fraud.  Unfortunately, last month another case came to light involving nine therapists that...

read more
NY ABLE Accounts

NY ABLE Accounts

When you have a child, you make many plans. One of the most important plans is for their future finances.  This applies for any child, but when parents have a child with special needs often there is more concern.  For parents that have a child who developed a...

read more
OPWDD: Day Service Retainer Program

OPWDD: Day Service Retainer Program

Effective April 16, 2020 OPWDD has implemented a new retainer program for providers of Day Habilitation, Prevocational Services, and Community Habilitation. This new program replaces the retainer payments available through April 15, 2020 for Day Habilitation and...

read more
OPWDD COVID-19 Update As of March 25, 2020

OPWDD COVID-19 Update As of March 25, 2020

OPWDD providers are considered essential and should continue providing services to the best of their ability while practicing alternative treatments and procedures to protect the health and safety of the individuals they support, their families, and their staff. In...

read more
Managed Care is Coming

Managed Care is Coming

Managed care is coming. What it will exactly look like, or how it will impact the nonprofit sector isn’t clear yet. Managed care will most likely result in significant consolidation among OPWDD, OASAS, and OMH providers. The problem is unlike other areas of...

read more
2019 COLA Information

2019 COLA Information

OPWDD has released its 2019 Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) for monthly SSI amounts that individuals with disabilities may be eligible to receive. Please view the PDFs below illustrating the adjustments that will go into effect as of January 1, 2019. They will be...

read more