DOH Releases LHCSA Moratorium FAQs and Guidance on Registration Process

August 30, 2018

 

The New York State Department of Health (“DOH”) recently issued two long-awaited documents in connection with the Licensed Home Care Services Agency (“LHCSA”) moratorium and registration process for LHCSAs.

The State Budget for the State Fiscal Year (SFY) 2018-19 established a two (2) year moratorium on the processing and approval of applications seeking LHCSA licensure effective April 1, 2018 through March 31, 2020 (the “Moratorium”), and a requirement that all LHCSAs register annually with DOH starting on January 1, 2019.

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