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20 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

State Announces Round III of Statewide Health Care Facility Transformation Program

Members are encouraged to register in the Grants Gateway to prepare for the application process.

8 months ago

Home and Community-Based Services

HCBS Vaccination Update

New HERDS vaccine questions for CHHAs and hospices, new home care vaccine survey data, and more NYC resources.

8 months ago

Home and Community-Based Services

DOH Issues Guidance and FAQ Regarding Annual TB Testing for Home Care

Regulations for the change are currently effective, with full implementation to occur as annual screenings are carried out over a one-year period.

11 months ago

Home and Community-Based Services

LHCSA Statistical Report and ALP LHCSA Statistical Report Posted by DOH

Due date is Dec. 31, 2020.

11 months ago

Home and Community-Based Services

Congress Introduces Bill to Allow Home Health Telehealth Reimbursement

Advocacy needed! The Home Health Emergency Access to Telehealth Act would authorize Medicare reimbursement for home health telehealth during a public health emergency with certain guardrails in place.

Home and Community-Based Services

Additional Vaccine Boosters Moving Through Authorization Process

FDA also in early stages of reviewing oral antiviral treatments for COVID-19.

6 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

October 2021 Managed Care Policy & Planning Meeting Highlights

The October policy and planning meeting for managed care plans included updates on the HCBS settings rule assessment requirements for social adult day care, behavioral health carve-in for MAP plans, resumption of involuntary disenrollment, and the next round of disenrollment of long-term nursing home residents.

7 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

Staff Announcements

With the departure of Ami Schnauber, LeadingAge NY President and CEO Jim Clyne has promoted two staff members to take on new responsibilities.

13 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

Reminder: Statewide Health Care Facility Transformation Program III Webinar to Be Held Thurs., Oct. 14th

Providers should register immediately for the webinar and are encouraged to sign up in the Grants Gateway to tee up the application process.

13 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

Statewide Health Care Facility Transformation Grant Application Process Underway

Members are encouraged to review the webinar recording, slides, and notes provided and get started on the application process.

6 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

Oct. 12th COVID-19 Update

Latest updates for providers of LTPAC and senior services.

12 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

LeadingAge NY Working on Several Fronts to Address Workforce Shortages

In the past week, LeadingAge NY has written to the Governor's Secretary for Health and the DOH Executive Deputy Commissioner on staffing issues, presented to the Public Health and Health Planning Council, and reached out to high-level DOH staff about federal strike team and infrastructure project funding for nursing homes. LeadingAge NY is also convening a joint cabinet workforce task force.

13 days ago

Home and Community-Based Services

Urge Congress: Don’t Leave Older Adults Out of Infrastructure

Congress is negotiating a $3.5 trillion infrastructure investment package. Members must take action NOW to ensure that the Build Back Better Act includes key funding for our aging services infrastructure.

13 days ago
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