NEWS

September 2015 – Loeb & Troper Presents at Leading Age NY - Financial Managers Conference

Loeb & Troper LLP is pleased to announce that Koy Dever, Principal and Steven Herbst, Director of Managed Care, are co-presenting, “Preparing your Organization for Value-Based Purchasing” at the Leading Age NY Financial Managers Conference, September 1-3, 2015.

July 2015 - Nursing Home Medicare Advantage Enrollment Guidance
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July 2015- The Role of Outcome Measures in DD Providers Planning for the Future
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July 2015 – Monica Fraczek appointed to MHA-NYC Board

Loeb & Troper is pleased to announce that Monica Fraczek, CPA, Partner, has been appointed to the board of directors of the Mental Health Association of New York City (MHA-NYC).

July 2015-  NYSDOH Announces $46 Million in Funding for the Advanced Training Initiative (ATI) for Nursing Facilities

The New York State Department of Health (DOH) has announced the inclusion of $46 million in the State Fiscal Year 2015-2016  NYS Budget for a nursing facility Advanced Training Initiative (ATI)  with a primary goal of reducing avoidable hospital admissions. Read more>>

July 2015- Significant Changes for Article 16 Clinics

Article 16 clinic providers will be experiencing significant changes over the next six months.  The ability to render services through billing of off-site clinic services is being eliminated.  This change will result in either an expansion of services through the creation of a satellite clinic or through rendering limited services via professional billing arrangements. Read more>>

May 2015 – Loeb & Troper Presents at Leading Age NY – Annual Conference

Loeb & Troper LLP is pleased to announce that Koy Dever, Principal is co-presenting, “Road Map to Managed Care” and Steven Herbst, Director of Managed Care, is presenting “FIDA Update” at the Leading Age NY Annual Conference, May 18-20, 2015.

 May 2015 – Loeb & Troper Presents at FMA

Loeb & Troper LLP is pleased to announce that we are presenting the two sessions at the Financial Manager Association (FMA) Conference, May 6-8, 2015.  Brian O’Reilly, CPA, Partner, is presenting, “CFR Reporting Compliance and its Impact on OPWDD & SED Funding.” Allan M. Blum, CPA, Partner and Steven Herbst, Director of Managed Care are co-presenting, “Transition to Managed Care.”

April 2015 - Loeb & Troper Announces Expansion of its Special Needs and Managed Care Practices, including arrival of Laurie A. Kelley, former Acting Commissioner of NYS OPWDD and NYSARC Chapter Executive Director

Loeb & Troper LLP is pleased to announce the expansion of its Special Needs and Managed Care Practices, including the arrival of Laurie A. Kelley, who is joining the firm as a Director of Special Needs Consulting. Read more>>

 March 2015 - Assisted Living Program (ALP) Announcement: Assisted Living Program 3400 Initiative, Opportunity For Development.

The New York State Department of Health (DOH), Center for Health Care Provider Services and Oversight and Division of Adult Care Facilities/Assisted Living Surveillance has issued an Opportunity for Development (OFD) to establish up to 3,400 new Assisted Living Program (ALP) beds pursuant to Section 461-1 of the Social Services Law (SSL) authorizing the addition of 6,000 new ALP beds. Read more>>

February 2015 – Loeb & Troper Presents “Accounting & Regulatory Requirements of Contributions, Special Events and Auctions” at NBOA

Loeb & Troper LLP is pleased to announce that Joseph Blatt, CPA, Partner will present, "Accounting & Regulatory Requirements of Contributions, Special Events and Auctions” at the Annual Conference of the National Business Officers Association (NBOA) in Boston, MA,February 22-25.  For more information about the conference, please visit the NBOA website at http://www.nboa.org/events/annual-meeting/overview/ 

January 2015 – Loeb & Troper Presents “Understanding Governance Issues Surrounding the Misallocation of Expenses”  at the NYSSCPA’s Nonprofit Conferences

Loeb & Troper LLP is pleased to announce that Allan M. Blum, CPA, Partner will present, "Understanding Governance Issues Surrounding the Misallocation of Expenses” at the New York State Society of CPAs Nonprofit Conference on January 8, 2015 in Rochester and on January 15, 2015 in NYC

December 2014- Loeb & Troper Presents “Calling All Home Care Provider Agencies – Are You Ready for FIDA?” at HCA 

Loeb & Troper LLP is pleased to announce that Stephen Herbst, Director of Managed Care will present, "Calling All Home Care Provider Agencies – Are You Ready for FIDA?” at the Home Care Association of New York (HCA) FIDA readiness conference on December 5, 2014.

December 2014- Capital Restructuring Finance Program - $1.2 billion in grants available

The New York State Department of Health (DOH) and the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York (DASNY) are making available $1.2 billion in grants over the next six years for capital projects that support the goals of the Delivery System Reform Payment (DSRIP) program through the Capital Restructuring Finance Program (CRFP). Read more>> 

November 2014 - Uniform Guidance for Federal Awards 

As a reminder, the effective date of certain key provisions of the Uniform Guidance for Federal Awards (“Uniform Guidance”) is approaching on December 26, 2014. Read more>>

November 2014 – Loeb & Troper Exhibits at the NYS Coalition for Independent and Religious Schools (CAIRS) 30th Annual Conference

Loeb & Troper LLP is pleased to announce that Joe Blatt, CPA, Partner will exhibit at the NYS Coalition for Independent and Religious Schools (CAIRS) 30th Annual conference November 17 & 18, 2014, in Albany, NY.

November 2014 – Loeb & Troper Presents “A Deeper Dive into Executive Order 38” at the NYSSCPA’s Not-for-Profit Organization Committee’s CPE session

Loeb & Troper LLP is pleased to announce that Allan M. Blum, CPA, Partner will present, "A Deeper Dive into Executive Order 38” at the NYSSCPA’s Not-for-Profit Organization Committee’s CPE session on November5, 2014. 

October 2014 - New York State Executive Order No. 38 Update

New York State Executive Order No. 38 – Limits on State-Funded Administrative Costs and Executive Compensation (EO 38) is intended to restrict use of New York State funds by organizations defined by the regulation as “covered providers.”  While there is litigation throughout New York State aimed at overturning EO 38, the regulations remain in effect throughout the State, with the exception of Nassau County, where a Supreme Court decision stayed their implementation. Read more>>

September 2014 – Loeb & Troper Presents at NYSSCPA’s FAE – Health Care Conference

Loeb & Troper LLP is pleased to announce that Harold Gelernter, CPA, Partner and Bernard Grotell, CPA, Partner, will co-present, "Integrating New Managed Care Accounting Practices” at the NYSSCPAs FAE Health Care Conference, “Navigating Health Reform – State Initiatives, Managed Care and IT Concerns for Accounting Professionals” on September 23, 2014.

September 2014 – Loeb & Troper Presents at Leading Age NY 2014 Financial Managers Conference

Loeb & Troper LLP is pleased to announce that Steven Herbst, Director of Managed Care, will present, "Managed Care Contracting – Basics and Beyond” and Koy Dever, Principal will co-present “FIDA Update & Financial Implications” with Brian McGovern, partner, Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft the Leading Age NY 2014 Financial Managers Annual Conference on September 17, 2014.

May 2014 – Loeb & Troper Presents at NYSAIS Business Affairs Conference

Loeb & Troper LLP is pleased to announce that Joe Blatt, CPA, Partner, will co-present, "The Lean, Mean, School Finance Machine:  Efficiency and Organization in the Small Business Office” at the NYSAIS Business Affairs Conference on May 1st. 

May 2014 – Loeb & Troper Presents at the American Payroll Association

Loeb & Troper LLP is pleased to announce that Bernard Grotell, CPA, Partner, will co-present, "Payroll and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act” at The American Payroll Association’s 32nd Annual Congress on May 16th. 

March 2014 – Steven Herbst, Director of Managed Care, Presents at the Leading Age NY Financial Managers Conference

Loeb & Troper LLP is pleased to announce that Steven Herbst, Director of Managed Care, will present, "Managed Care Contracting & Operating Issues” at the March 10, 2014 Leading Age NY Financial Managers Meeting.  

February 2014 – Metropolitan Commuter Transportation Mobility Tax Upheld

The New York Court of Appeals recently ruled that the Metropolitan Commuter Transportation Mobility Tax ("MCTMT") as enacted by the New York Legislature was not in violation of certain provisions of the New York State Constitution.  This reversed an earlier ruling by the New York State Supreme Court, Nassau County that the MCTMT legislation was unconstitutionally enacted.  

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Events

Preparing for the Future Webinar: Transition to Managed Care - September 10, 2015 
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Preparing for the Future Webinar: Outcome Measures - July 29, 2015 
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Uniform Guidance for Federal Awards Webinar – June 11, 2015 
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Transition Strategies for OPWDD Providers Webinar – June 18, 2015 
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Contributions Webinar – November 2014 
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Transitioning to Managed Care: August 13, 2014 
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Loeb & Troper Webinar – Rate Rationalization Implementation: August 20, 2014 
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