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3 months ago

Home and Community-Based Services

CMS Issues Final 2024 Home Health Payment Rule for Medicare Providers

Cuts based on behavioral assumptions relating to PDGM continue to hurt home health providers.

3 months ago

Home and Community-Based Services

DOH Guidance Clarifies Permissible Roles of Legal Guardians of CDPAS Members

A parent or legal guardian of an adult CDPAS member, age 21 or older, may serve as that member's CDPAS personal assistant, provided that they are not also the member's designated representative.

3 months ago

Home and Community-Based Services

Health Commissioner Issues Standing Order for Pharmacists to Administer RSV Vaccines to Those 60 and Older

Adults age 60 and older are encouraged to get the vaccine.

4 months ago

Home and Community-Based Services

Reminders of Various Vaccination Requirements and Reporting

DOH-regulated providers are reminded of various long-standing and newer requirements.

4 months ago

Home and Community-Based Services

LeadingAge NY Participates in Fifth Work Group Meeting Regarding ALP and Hospice Services

LeadingAge NY continues to work to try to enable Medicaid-eligible ALP residents to receive hospice.

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Governor Hochul Releases 30-Day Executive Budget Amendments

The amendments go beyond the typical technical changes to include additional details and new proposals, some of which would negatively impact LeadingAge NY members further.

5 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

LeadingAge NY Joins HANYS and Nine Associations to Address Hospital Discharge Delays

LeadingAge NY joined HANYS and nine other associations to develop a series of recommendations to support discharges of hospital patients with complex health care needs and to strengthen the network of providers that often serve as discharge destinations for these patients.

5 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

NYS to Host Next MPA Town Hall in Hauppauge

The Town Halls provide the public with a chance to learn more about and weigh in on the development of the State’s Master Plan for Aging.

5 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

Digital Budget Advocacy Letters NOW AVAILABLE!

At this stage of the budget process, it is critical that we keep the funding needs of long term care and aging services providers top of mind. Members are encouraged to use these service line-specific digital advocacy letters to help us keep the pressure on legislators for the remainder of 2024-25 budget discussions. It only takes a few clicks to send a letter TODAY!

10 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

NYS Health Commissioner's February Grand Rounds to Highlight MPA Prevention Agenda

The Commissioner’s Grand Rounds program is free to NYS providers and is designed to ensure timely access to evidence-based information that can improve patient care.

5 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

New Workforce Resource from LeadingAge National Now Available

The free resource provides LeadingAge members with alternative staff scheduling solutions to consider as they continue to navigate the workforce crisis.

5 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

State Budget Social Media/PR Resources

As legislators hear from stakeholders from across sectors about countless State budget requests, it is critical that we keep the funding needs of long term care and aging services providers top of mind. Members are strongly encouraged to use LeadingAge NY social media tools and digital advocacy resources as much as possible from now until March 8th!

9 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

New Information Available on Transformation Grants

DOH posted new materials related to the Statewide Transformation Grant RFA for Health IT/Cybersecurity/Telehealth on Feb. 13th.

10 days ago
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