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October 7, 2021

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LeadingAge New York Prescribes a Dose of Reality for New York State Officials During Testimony to Health Planning Council

LeadingAge NY testified before the Public Health and Health Planning Council on Oct. 7th and offered its recommendations to enhance care and services within the long-term care sector, calling its perspective a “dose of reality.”

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September 9, 2021

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Department of Health’s $17 Billion Medicaid Waiver Proposal Misses Opportunities to Support Long Term Care: LeadingAge New York Analysis

New York State must make long term care a top priority for allocation of resources under its proposed $17 billion Medicaid waiver in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, urged LeadingAge NY in a letter to Health Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker.

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May 19, 2021

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LeadingAge New York Calls on Health Department to Revise Testing and Reporting Requirements at Nursing Homes and Adult Care Centers

As New York State’s COVID-19 community infection rates decline and vaccination levels increase, LeadingAge NY is calling on DOH to revise its COVID-19 testing and reporting requirements for long term care providers.

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March 12, 2021

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Long-Term Care Suffers the Unkindest Cuts of All

The countdown to the start of the New York State fiscal year is now 20 days, and LeadingAge New York has released an analysis indicating that in recent years the long-term care sector has been disproportionately impacted by cuts to Medicaid, while other sectors such as hospitals, managed care and pharmacy providers have felt more modest contraction.

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January 13, 2021

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Statement From ADHCC in Reaction to State of the State

Anne Hill, executive director of the Adult Day Health Care Council, expresses disappointment regarding the continued closures of adult day health care programs in a statement issued after the Governor's first 2021 State of the State Address on Jan. 11th.

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December 3, 2020

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LeadingAge New York Graduates IGNITE Leadership Academy 2019-20 Class

LeadingAge New York is pleased to announce the graduation of the seventh class of the IGNITE Leadership Academy.

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June 22, 2020

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Foundation for Long Term Care Inc. Receives Grant from Mother Cabrini Health Foundation for 2020 COVID Emergency Support Grants Program

The Mother Cabrini Health Foundation is supporting sub-grants to LeadingAge NY’s non-profit/public nursing home and ACF members to cover expenses related to caring for residents in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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June 9, 2020

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A Commitment to Change

LeadingAge NY is committed to fighting racism, injustice, and inequality by equipping our members with the space, tools, and resources needed to promote a diverse and inclusive culture.

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May 14, 2020

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COVID Testing Capacity Inadequate to Meet Demands of Expected Testing Surge

New York's Not-for-profit long-term care community is finding inadequate capacity throught the state to conduct an estimated 80,000 COVID-19 diagnostic tests per day. The New demand for testing comes from a recent executive order requiring twice-weekly testing for all nursing home and assisted living staff.

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