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April 1, 2022

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LeadingAge NY Response to Executive Order No. 4.7: Implementation of Nursing Home Staff Mandate is a False Promise to Residents and Families

By enacting a law that is impossible for more than 80 percent of the state's nursing homes to comply with, Governor Hochul and the Legislature have made a false promise to nursing home residents, LeadingAge NY President and CEO Jim Clyne says in a new statement.

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February 15, 2022

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LeadingAge New York Calls on Legislature to Preserve Consumers’ Long-Term Care Relationships and Reject Medicaid Managed Care RFP

LeadingAge NY is calling on the State Legislature to reject a proposal in Governor Hochul’s budget that, if implemented, would disrupt the delivery of specialized MLTC services to older adults and people with disabilities.

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January 6, 2022

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Governor Hochul Priorities Include the Needs of Older New Yorkers and State’s Long-Term Care Communities

The needs of older New Yorkers and a focused plan of action to address a workforce crisis in the long-term care sector are clear signs of engagement and understanding from Governor Kathy Hochul as she outlined her priorities for 2022, according to LeadingAge NY.

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December 6, 2021

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Calling on the National Guard Will Not Solve the Crisis Facing Western New York Hospitals and Nursing Homes

LeadingAge NY is urging Governor Kathy Hochul to provide an immediate Medicaid rate increase to New York’s nursing homes to enable them to staff their facilities appropriately, deliver high-quality care to their residents, and relieve hospital overcrowding.

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November 30, 2021

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Nursing Home Residents Need Consistent Care, Not Military Mobilization: LeadingAge New York Responds to Governor Hochul’s National Guard Deployment in Nursing Homes

LeadingAge NY is urging Governor Kathy Hochul to provide an immediate Medicaid rate increase to New York’s nursing homes to enable them to staff their facilities appropriately, deliver high-quality care to their residents, and relieve hospital overcrowding.

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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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