• The Balancing Incentive Program (BIP)

    June 4th, 2015

    Expanding Home and Community-Based Long-Term Services and Supports   One of the least known but very positive parts of the Affordable Care Act is the creation of the Balancing Incentive Program (BIP). The BIP authorizes monetary grants to individual states with a goal of increasing access to non-institutional long-term services and supports (LTSS). BIP increases […]

  • OMIG Audits:
    Have No Fear, AWARDS is Here!

    June 2nd, 2015

      The phrase “OMIG Audit” strikes fear in many agencies. If you bill for Medicaid in New York, you never know if or when the Office of the Medicaid Inspector General (OMIG) might come audit your files. We often get questions from both current clients and prospects about how AWARDS users fare in OMIG audits. […]