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Minimum Staffing Requirements

Minimum Staffing Requirements

Updated Staffing Data Point to Persistent Crisis

Majority of nursing homes continue to struggle to meet state staffing requirements.

January 31, 2023

Minimum Staffing Requirements

Nursing Home Quarterly PBJ Submission Due Feb. 14th

CMS recommends reviewing reports and submitting in advance of the due date.

January 17, 2023

Minimum Staffing Requirements

Judge Holds Hearing on Nursing Home Minimum Hours/Minimum Spending Lawsuit

A hearing on LeadingAge NY’s lawsuit challenging the nursing home minimum hours and minimum direct care spending laws was held on Jan. 3rd.

January 3, 2023

Minimum Staffing Requirements

Oral Arguments in Nursing Home Minimum Hours/Minimum Spending Lawsuit Postponed

Oral arguments in LeadingAge NY's lawsuit challenging the State's minimum staffing and minimum direct care spending requirements were postponed until Jan. 3rd.

December 20, 2022

Minimum Staffing Requirements

Nursing Home Minimum Staffing and Spending Regulations Adopted

The timeline for imposing staffing penalties and the process for seeking mitigation of penalties remains unclear. LeadingAge NY has made available resources for members to monitor their compliance and collect data needed to justify mitigation.

December 13, 2022

Minimum Staffing Requirements

Updated Data Collection Form for Staffing Penalty Mitigation

Click on the title to access a Sample Mitigation Data Form (updated Dec. 2022) for members to use to document and demonstrate their efforts to comply with the minimum staffing requirements.

December 8, 2022

Minimum Staffing Requirements

LeadingAge Responds to Recent National Media Story on Nursing Home Oversight

Association stresses the need for collaborative and informed discussions rather than simplistic fixes to address staffing challenges.

December 6, 2022

Minimum Staffing Requirements

PHHPC Reluctantly Approves Nursing Home Minimum Staffing and Spending Regulations

The Public Health and Health Planning Council approved the regulations for adoption, but will adopt a resolution requesting statutory changes and requested that the Department provide a briefing on implementation of the regulations. PPE stockpile regulations were also renewed, but only on an emergency basis for 60 days.

November 18, 2022

Minimum Staffing Requirements

Nursing Home Minimum Staffing and Spending Regulations to Be Considered for Adoption by PHHPC

LeadingAge NY has submitted written comments and will testify before the Public Health and Health Planning Council on Thurs., Nov. 17th.

November 15, 2022

Minimum Staffing Requirements

New PBJ Data Shows Slight Improvement

Statewide staffing crisis unabated as three in four nursing homes remain unable to reach staffing requirements.

November 1, 2022
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