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10 days ago

Assisted Living and Adult Care Facilities

LeadingAge Needs Data From Assisted Living Members ASAP for Possible Funding

Data needed for possible funding considerations by July 31st.

10 days ago

Assisted Living and Adult Care Facilities

LeadingAge NY Discusses ACF and AL Concerns with DOH

Discussion included many COVID-19 issues, as well as an update on other issues of interest to members.

24 days ago

Assisted Living and Adult Care Facilities

DOH Issues Long-Awaited Visitation Guidance for ACFs, SNFs, and Pediatric SNFs

Limited visitation can only begin after multiple conditions are met and plans are submitted.

1 month ago

Assisted Living and Adult Care Facilities

DOH Issues Revised Guidance on Return to Work After COVID-19 Exposure or Infection

Guidance applies to all health care settings and home care, except nursing homes.

1 month ago

Assisted Living and Adult Care Facilities

FAQs Issued and New States Added to Travel Advisory

FAQs provide more details on essential worker exemptions, and three new states are added to advisory list.

Assisted Living and Adult Care Facilities

DHSES Officials Describe Process for Seeking FEMA Public Assistance Reimbursement

Officials with the New York State Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services presented to LeadingAge NY members on the FEMA Public Assistance Program, which offers reimbursement of eligible emergency response expenses to nursing homes and other senior services providers.

12 days ago

Assisted Living and Adult Care Facilities

July 21st COVID-19 Update

Latest updates for providers of LTPAC and senior services.

17 days ago

Assisted Living and Adult Care Facilities

Next Home Care Cost Report Outreach Session Set for July 29th

Providers are encouraged to start working on the report now.

18 days ago

Assisted Living and Adult Care Facilities

CMS Extends Deadlines for HCBS Settings Rule

Compliance deadline extended by one year to March 17, 2023.

19 days ago

Assisted Living and Adult Care Facilities

DOH Provides Preliminary Plans for Implementation of MRT 2 Initiatives

In a meeting with representatives of MLTC plans, DOH described initial plans for implementing independent assessment and independent physician reviews and the 30-month transfer of asset lookback for community-based long term care.

12 days ago

Assisted Living and Adult Care Facilities

New CDC Return-to-Work Guidance Differs from DOH Guidance

Providers are required to comply with DOH guidance, which differs from the CDC's recommendations. However, the CDC's recommendations may be informative, especially where they are more stringent than State requirements or cover areas not addressed by the State.

17 days ago

Assisted Living and Adult Care Facilities

2020-21 Budget Implementation Measures On Deck Regarding Home Care

Department moving ahead on changes to HCBS lookback, independent assessment for personal care and CDPAS, wage parity, and more.

18 days ago

Assisted Living and Adult Care Facilities

HHS Distribution of Tests Raises CLIA-Waived Testing Questions

The federal government announced last week that it would be distributing rapid point-of-care diagnostic test instruments and tests to nursing homes in COVID-19 hotspots. Nursing homes in New York State are not likely to be prioritized for distribution but may nevertheless wish to add the point-of-care tests to their New York State Limited Service Laboratory Registration.

19 days ago
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