Advocacy and Public Policy News
Advocacy and Public Policy NewsACTION ALERT: Urge Governor to Veto Mandatory Nurse Overtime Bills
While the mandatory nurse overtime legislation is still awaiting delivery to the Governor’s desk for action, LeadingAge NY members are strongly encouraged to write to the Governor’s office TODAY in opposition. The three bills could be delivered any day now, and the Governor may choose to act on them swiftly.
- December 6, 2022
Advocacy and Public Policy NewsLeadingAge NY Announces Winners of #LoveThisCareerLTC Social Media Contest!
Members are encouraged to join us in celebrating the winners of the #LoveThisCareerLTC Social Media Contest and share the videos on your personal and professional social media accounts.
- December 5, 2022
Advocacy and Public Policy NewsGovernor Signs Bill Prohibiting Wage Garnishment and Home Liens to Satisfy Medical Debt
The new law prohibits hospitals, nursing homes, and health care professionals from collecting on money judgments for medical debt by entering a lien against a debtor's primary residence or garnishing the debtor's earnings.
- November 28, 2022
Advocacy and Public Policy NewsKaren Lipson Appointed to Reimagining LTC Task Force
LeadingAge NY looks forward to helping the State improve how long term care services and supports are delivered and paid for.
- October 4, 2022
Advocacy and Public Policy NewsRequest for Member Input: 2023 Advocacy and Public Policy Priorities
LeadingAge NY is seeking member input as we compile our 2023 Advocacy and Public Policy priorities in preparation for next legislative session.
- September 27, 2022
Advocacy and Public Policy NewsLeadingAge Celebrates National Workforce Development Month!
Join us in promoting careers in long term care and aging services by promoting National Workforce Development Month and the #LoveThisCareerLTC Social Media Contest.
- September 6, 2022
Advocacy and Public Policy NewsJoin the LeadingAge National Workforce Day of Action on July 27th!
Add your voice to LeadingAge's National Day of Action for our aging services workforce! Join us in contacting Congress and making your voice heard TOMORROW, July 27th.
- July 26, 2022
Advocacy and Public Policy NewsGovernor Signs Advanced Care Planning Legislation
Signed on July 21st, the bill establishes a statewide advanced care planning campaign to promote public awareness and education about advanced care planning tools and the benefits and availability of hospice and palliative care services.
- July 26, 2022
Advocacy and Public Policy NewsLeadingAge NY Announces #LoveThisCareerLTC Summer Social Media Contest
The #LoveThisCareerLTC Summer Social Media Contest will run from July 15th to Oct. 15th and offer cash prizes to LeadingAge NY and ADHCC member staff who create video content aimed at inspiring others to pursue LTC careers. Staff across all service lines and all departments within membership are eligible to win.
- July 12, 2022
Advocacy and Public Policy News2022 LeadingAge NY Legislative Bill Summary
The New York State Legislature completed its work on Sat., June 4, 2022, marking the end to another busy and productive New York State Legislative Session. LeadingAge NY tracked over 1,000 bills over the course of session. The 2022 Legislative Bill Summary reviews over 130 bills that either were passed by the Legislature or failed to advance to final passage.
- July 7, 2022
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