Fiscal Intermediary for CDPAP
South Shore Home Health has been a New York State Fiscal Intermediary of choice since 1999.
What is the role of a Fiscal Intermediary?
• Processes each consumer directed personal assistant’s wages and benefits, including establishing the amount of each assistant’s wages; processing all income tax and other required wage withholdings; and complying with worker’s compensation, disability and unemployment insurance requirements;
• Ensures that the health status of each consumer directed personal assistant is assessed prior to service delivery pursuant to 10 NYCRR §766.11(c) and (d) or any successor regulation;
• Monitoring the consumer’s or, if applicable, the consumer’s designated representative’s continuing ability to fulfill the consumer’s responsibilities under the program and promptly notifying all appropriate parties of any circumstance that may affect the consumer’s or, if applicable, the consumer’s designated representative’s ability to fulfill such responsibilities;
• Enters into a Department approved administrative agreement with the health plan or contract with the LDSS for the provision of CDPAS; and ensuring compliance as outlined in 18 NYCRR §505.28(g).