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DOH Notices and Policies

DOH Notices and Policies

DOH Unveils New Licensure Model for Dialysis Delivery in Nursing Homes

New process would allow nursing homes to add hemodialysis to their operating certificates.

June 24, 2019

DOH Notices and Policies

Revised Medicaid Bed Hold Regulations Adopted

DOH guidance on implementation expected in near future.

June 4, 2019

DOH Notices and Policies

DOH and NYCDHMH Webinar Provides Update on Candida auris Epidemiology

Focus of webinar was on emergence and spread of C. auris in the United States, New York State’s effort to combat C. auris resistance, and recommendations on infection control and prevention.

May 31, 2019

DOH Notices and Policies

LeadingAge NY Comments on Revised Bed Hold Proposal

Latest version apparently eliminates proposed mandate to hold beds without payment.

March 18, 2019

DOH Notices and Policies

Special Medicaid Update Provides Overview of Telehealth Expansion

New York allowing more providers to practice telehealth in more settings with more technology.

February 26, 2019

DOH Notices and Policies

LeadingAge NY Comments on Regulation on Nursing Home Census Reports

Existing nursing home requirement would be codified in regulations.

February 14, 2019

DOH Notices and Policies

DOH Commissioner Declares Influenza Prevalent

Declaration triggers the requirement that all personnel, as defined in the regulation, not vaccinated against influenza for the current influenza season wear a surgical or procedure mask while in areas where patients or residents are typically present.

January 2, 2019

DOH Notices and Policies

New Regulation Would Require Weekly Census Reports

Existing nursing home requirement would be codified in regulations.

December 21, 2018

DOH Notices and Policies

DOH Extends E-Prescribing Waiver

Blanket waiver for nursing homes extended 12 months.

November 6, 2018

DOH Notices and Policies

Court of Appeals Annuls “Soft Cap” on Executive Compensation

State’s highest court rules in LeadingAge NY case.

October 22, 2018
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