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Advocacy and Public Policy News

Advocacy and Public Policy News

Advocacy and Public Policy News

Register Now for 2018 Advocacy Days!

Advocacy Days will be held on Tues., Feb. 6, 2018 and Tues., March 6, 2018 on the Empire State Plaza in Albany.

December 11, 2017

Advocacy and Public Policy News

Governor Cuomo to Deliver State of the State Address on Jan. 3rd

Speech will coincide with the first day of the 2018 Legislative Session.

December 11, 2017

Advocacy and Public Policy News

LeadingAge NY Submits Testimony on Community-Based Non-Medical Services and Programs

Testimony proposes legislative/regulatory changes and financial investments that would enable New York’s growing senior population to access services in the most integrated settings appropriate to their needs, thereby providing them with better care at a lower cost and improving their overall health.

December 11, 2017

Advocacy and Public Policy News

LeadingAge NY Testifies at Assembly Hearing on Nursing Homes

Surveys, OIG audit, arbitration, ombudsman program, and staffing ratios among topics discussed.

November 21, 2017

Advocacy and Public Policy News

Calling All Advocates: Urge Congress to Oppose House Tax Reform Bill

Please call your lawmakers today and urge them to protect the medical expense deduction and tax-exempt financing for senior housing and CCRCs.

November 7, 2017

Advocacy and Public Policy News

Share Your 2018 Policy Priorities

Final reminder to submit your organization's key budgetary, legislative, and regulatory priorities by Fri., Sept. 29th.

September 25, 2017

Advocacy and Public Policy News

LeadingAge NY/Coalition Letter to New York Delegation on Graham-Cassidy Bill

LeadingAge NY, as part of a coalition of consumers, health care and human services workers, and providers and insurers, recently sent a letter to the New York congressional delegation urging their opposition to the Graham-Cassidy health care bill.

September 20, 2017

Advocacy and Public Policy News

Survey Finds New Yorkers Are Concerned About Growing Older and Their Options for Care

As New Yorkers flock to the Great New York State Fair on Senior Day, LeadingAge NY releases several key facts from a survey of thoughts held by state residents age 50 and older regarding long term care.

August 28, 2017

Advocacy and Public Policy News

NYS Health Care Facility Transformation Grants A “Missed Opportunity” to Help Seniors

LeadingAge NY responds to the state’s decision to award only a tiny sliver of the $491 million in Health Care Facility Transformation Grants to non-profits that provide long-term/post-acute care for the elderly.

July 19, 2017

Advocacy and Public Policy News

DOH to Announce Statewide Health Care Facility Transformation Program Awards

Award announcements to be made this week.

July 11, 2017
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