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21 days ago

Nursing Homes

New Facility Assessment Guidance Released

CMS released interpretive guidance on the new Facility Assessment requirements that were incorporated in the Minimum Staffing Standards rule. The new requirements take effect on Aug. 8, 2024.

2 months ago

Nursing Homes

New LGBT Bill of Rights Law to Take Effect May 28th

The new law requires nursing homes and ACFs to post notices of non-discrimination on the basis of actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and HIV status. Required staff training is not yet available.

2 months ago

Nursing Homes

PHHPC Discusses Certificate of Need Reforms

At an educational session, the Public Health and Health Planning Council discussed a range of certificate of need reforms, including long-term care need methodologies and character and competence standards.

2 months ago

Nursing Homes

LeadingAge NY Proposes Changes in Nursing Home Administrator Licensure Requirements

The NYS Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators discussed modifying the licensure requirements for nursing home administrators at its May 1st meeting.

3 months ago

Nursing Homes

DOH Provides Updates for Nursing Home Providers

DOH provided updates on infection control survey process and efforts to address complaints.

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DOH Issues Advisory on Scabies in Western NY Healthcare Settings

The advisory recommends maintaining a heightened index of suspicion for scabies in individuals presenting with an undiagnosed skin rash, even if characteristic signs or symptoms of scabies are absent.

7 days ago

Nursing Homes

State Issues New Medicaid Update, Including Medicaid Telehealth Policy Manual

Telehealth policy will likely change soon due to expected DAL on the provision of home care via telehealth.

13 days ago

Nursing Homes

CDC Recommends Updated 2024-2025 COVID-19 and Flu Vaccines for Fall/Winter Virus Season

The CDC recommends that everyone ages 6 months and older receive an updated 2024-2025 COVID-19 vaccine and an updated 2024-2025 flu vaccine to protect against the potentially serious outcomes of COVID-19 and flu this fall and winter.

20 days ago

Nursing Homes

CMS Proposes to Extend Nursing Home NHSN Reporting

Nursing home members concerned about federal COVID-19 reporting requirements should provide feedback to CMS by Aug. 26th.

20 days ago

Nursing Homes

Changes to Five-Star Quality Rating System at July 2024 Refresh

New CMS memo QSO-24-14-NH outlines July 2024 updates to Five-Star Quality Rating System.

13 days ago

Nursing Homes

DOH, IPRO to Host Webinar on Supporting End-Stage Renal Disease Patients in Long-Term Care Settings

Register for the webinar on Wed., July 10th from 12-1 p.m. ET.

14 days ago

Nursing Homes

DOH, IPRO Host Webinar on Residents' Rights, Grievance Process, and Quality Improvement

The webinar reviewed federal and state regulations for residents’ rights, recent deficiencies related to residents’ rights, the elements of the facility grievance process, and a case study.

20 days ago

Nursing Homes

CDC Updates RSV Vaccine Recommendations for Adults 60+

The CDC recommends that all adults aged 75 and older, as well as adults aged 60-74 who are at increased risk of severe RSV due to certain chronic medical conditions or who live in nursing homes, receive the RSV vaccine.

20 days ago
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