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February 9, 2021

February 9, 2021

Feb. 9th COVID-19 Update

Latest updates for providers of LTPAC and senior services.

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February 9, 2021

Schedule Your 2021 Virtual Advocacy Day Meetings TODAY!

This year, Advocacy Days will not require a trip to the State Capitol. Instead, they will entail virtual meetings with lawmakers via Zoom. Your participation may only require an hour or two of your time, and you will be able to join legislative meetings from the comfort of your own workspace, with all LeadingAge NY resources at your fingertips! Visit our website for all details on how to participate.

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February 9, 2021

Update on Work Exclusion Rules for Staff with Repeat Positives

Staff who test positive for COVID-19 within 90 days of a prior positive test result must furlough until they test negative again, but do not need to complete repeated 14- or 10-day furloughs. Staff members who are exposed to COVID-19 within 90 days of recovering must nevertheless be furloughed for the requisite 14- or 10-day period.

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February 9, 2021

DOH Clarifies Guidance on Nursing Home Visits by Health Care Providers and Consultants

In emails, DOH has indicated that non-essential consultants and medically necessary health care providers may enter facilities that are otherwise closed to visitation, subject to meeting testing and screening requirements.

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February 9, 2021

DOH and NYC Developing Options for Providers After Federal Vaccination Program Concludes

Information on what to consider in getting staff and residents vaccinated.

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February 9, 2021

Persons with Comorbidities and Underlying Conditions Added to Vaccine Eligibility List

Vaccine supply will continue to pose challenges to vaccination of eligible populations.

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February 9, 2021

Influenza and COVID-19 Vaccinations Must Be Reported Within 24 Hours

Members should ensure that they are registered in NYSIIS or CIR to do so.

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February 9, 2021

Nursing Home Reimbursement Update

DOH processes trifecta of Medicaid payment adjustments.

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February 9, 2021

Disenrollment of Nursing Home Residents from MLTC

In preparation for the April batch disenrollment, DOH asks nursing homes to submit information by Feb. 15th.

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February 9, 2021

DOH Reminds ACFs of Responsibilities Regarding Incident Reporting

Reminder includes contact information to use when reporting to regional offices.

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