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LeadingAge NY Testifies in Support of 13-Hour Rule

LeadingAge NY submitted public comment this week in support of a DOL-proposed rule relating to compensation of home care aides who work a 24-hour shift.

July 17, 2018


Advocacy on LHCSA Moratorium Guidance

LeadingAge NY has provided comments on DOH’s new guidance fleshing out their moratorium on granting licenses to LHCSAs pursuant to the recently enacted state budget.

June 4, 2018


DOH Guidance Available on LHCSA Moratorium

Guidance also provides details on exceptions and conditions for LHCSA consolidation.

May 14, 2018


Department of Labor Reissues “13-Hour Rule” for Home Care

Rule allows employers of home care aides who work 24 hours or more to exclude meal periods and sleep times from hours worked, regardless of whether the aide provides “live-in” care.

May 1, 2018


LHCSA Moratorium Guidance to Be Issued Soon

DOH will soon issue guidance on the moratorium on processing or approving LHCSA applications, with limited exceptions, that was included in the 2018-19 State Budget.

April 24, 2018


New York’s Highest Court to Address 24-Hour/Live-in Home Care Aide Rule

NYS Court of Appeals set to consider the Andryeyeva case; proceeding may take up to six months.

March 13, 2018


DOL’s Home Care Live-In Regulations – Courts Divided, IBA May Rule Soon

State and federal courts are taking divergent paths on the issue of employer pay of home care workers providing live-in and 24-hour care.

January 9, 2018


DOH Extends Implementation of Revised Universal Billing Rate Codes for Home Care and Managed Care

Deadline extended to April 1, 2018.

December 11, 2017


LHCSA Statistical Report Revisions

DOH provides an update on changes being made to the substance and format of required statistical reporting for LHCSAs.

November 13, 2017


Critical Home Care Updates and Reminders

LHCSA Statistical Report deadline extended to Nov. 10th, information on mandatory home care emergency drill, and other time-sensitive updates for members to note.

November 6, 2017
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