DOH Notices and Policies
DOH Notices and PoliciesDOH Extends E-Prescribing Waiver
Blanket waiver for nursing homes extended 12 months.
- November 6, 2018
DOH Notices and PoliciesCourt of Appeals Annuls “Soft Cap” on Executive Compensation
State’s highest court rules in LeadingAge NY case.
- October 22, 2018
DOH Notices and PoliciesPublic Health and Health Planning Council Discusses "Limited Establishment" Co-Operators of Article 28 Facilities
The Council discussed a proposal to facilitate the creation of large health systems by allowing the establishment of co-operators with limited powers that are authorized to share in the revenues of their affiliated providers.
- September 18, 2018
DOH Notices and PoliciesState’s Highest Court Hears Oral Argument in LeadingAge NY Challenge to Executive Order #38 Regulations
Decision expected within 60 days.
- September 11, 2018
DOH Notices and PoliciesOral Argument Set for LeadingAge NY Challenge to Executive Order #38 Regulations
New York State Court of Appeals to hear the case Sept. 5th.
- July 17, 2018
DOH Notices and PoliciesAdditional Guidance on Medical Marijuana in Facilities
Nursing home and ACF workers may act as designated caregivers.
- June 29, 2018
DOH Notices and PoliciesDOH Adopts Final Rule on Medical Marijuana in Facilities
Regulation allows nursing home and ACF workers to act as designated caregivers.
- June 8, 2018
DOH Notices and PoliciesLeadingAge NY Submits Comments on Future of PRI
Responding to DOH's Request for Information on the future of the Patient Review Instrument (PRI), LeadingAge NY noted that a majority of members that submitted comments supported its elimination due to the poor quality of the information contained in it and the shortage of PRI-certified nurses. A minority of members preferred to retain the PRI because it provides a convenient snapshot of prospective residents.
- May 1, 2018
DOH Notices and PoliciesReminder: Comments on Elimination of PRI Due April 30th
DOH has issued a Request for Information seeking comments on the elimination of the Patient Review Instrument by April 30th.
- April 23, 2018
DOH Notices and PoliciesLeadingAge NY Comments on Proposed Bed Hold Regulations
Regulations would require nursing homes to hold beds without payment.
- April 16, 2018
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