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December 29, 2020

December 29, 2020

Dec. 29th COVID-19 Update

Latest updates for providers of LTPAC and senior services.

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December 29, 2020

New DOH Guidance Eliminates Furlough Exemptions for Exposed Staff

In new "return to work" guidance, DOH eliminates exemptions from furlough for asymptomatic staff who are exposed to the virus, but not COVID-19-positive, and extends the work exclusion period to 14 days for exposed staff in EALRs and ALPs.

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December 29, 2020

State Vaccination Prioritization Process

Advocacy continues as prioritpopulations are added to the list for vaccination.

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December 29, 2020

COVID Rent Relief Program Reopens with Expanded Eligibility Criteria

The application period will remain open through Feb. 1, 2021.

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December 29, 2020

Governor Signs COVID-19 Emergency Eviction and Foreclosure Prevention Act of 2020

The Act extends eviction protections for residential tenants through May 1, 2021.

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December 29, 2020

Deadline Approaches for Service Coordinator CARES Act Spending

Spending through HUD's COVID-19 payments for grant-funded Service Coordinators needs to be dated before Dec. 31st.

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December 29, 2020

LeadingAge NY Issues Comprehensive Legislative Bill Summary for 2020 Session

The 2020 Legislative Session drew to an unofficial close in July, though over the subsequent months, lawmakers held several hearings, continued to introduce new legislation, and ultimately held special sessions to address the housing eviction moratorium and virtual proceedings for 2021. LeadingAge NY has developed this comprehensive document summarizing the health, housing, and long term care legislation that we followed over the course of session and the remainder of the year.

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December 29, 2020

Next Minimum Wage Increase Phase-In Effective Dec. 31st

Phase-in applies to Long Island, Westchester County, and Upstate New York.

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December 29, 2020

Nursing Home Roster Verification Deadline Is Dec. 31st

DOH requests that providers complete the process and submit the associated attestation as soon as possible.

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December 29, 2020

Assessment Reinvestment Payments and Quality Pool Adjustments Scheduled

Nursing home providers should see payment adjustments reflected in checks released in mid-January.

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