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DOH Notices and Policies

DOH Notices and Policies

Proposed Regulations Published on Nursing Home Minimum Direct Care Spending and Minimum Nursing Staff Hours

The regulations were published for comments due Jan. 16th. LeadingAge NY is seeking member feedback on the regulations.

November 22, 2021

DOH Notices and Policies

LeadingAge NY Submits Comments to PHHPC on Pending Regulations

The comments to the Public Health and Health Planning Council request changes in regulations governing personal/compassionate caregiving visitation and staff vaccination mandates. They also highlight the staffing shortages faced by long term care providers and reiterate flaws in the nursing home minimum hours and minimum direct care spending regulations.

November 15, 2021

DOH Notices and Policies

DOH Renews E-Prescribing Waiver

DOH issued a letter on Oct. 29th extending the blanket waiver of electronic prescribing requirements for nursing homes. The new blanket waiver supersedes the previous waiver and is effective from Nov. 1, 2021 through Oct. 31, 2022.

November 8, 2021

DOH Notices and Policies

Recently Signed Bills Include New Requirements for Nursing Homes
October 19, 2021

DOH Notices and Policies

Transformation Grants Resource

Providers should take advantage of the limited time available to have their transformation grant questions answered.

October 26, 2021

DOH Notices and Policies

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.

October 19, 2021

DOH Notices and Policies

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.

October 12, 2021

DOH Notices and Policies

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.

October 12, 2021

DOH Notices and Policies

DOH Releases Draft Regulations on Nursing Home Minimum Direct Care Spending and Minimum Staffing Hours

LeadingAge NY submitted comments on the draft regulations for consideration by the Public Health and Health Planning Council.

October 5, 2021

DOH Notices and Policies

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.

October 5, 2021
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