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January 4, 2022

January 4, 2022

Jan. 4th COVID-19 Update

Latest updates for providers of LTPAC and senior services.

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January 4, 2022

Anne Hill Departs the Adult Day Health Care Council

Meg Everett takes on role as interim ED of ADHCC and continues work on HCBS policy issues.

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January 4, 2022

Nursing Home Minimum Nursing Hours and Minimum Direct Care Spending Requirements On Hold

On Dec. 31st, Governor Hochul issued an executive order temporarily suspending the minimum nursing hours (3.5 hours per resident day) and minimum direct care spending (70/40) requirements for nursing homes until Jan. 30, 2022.

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January 4, 2022

DOH Issues Updated Return to Work Guidance and Direction on Notification of Crisis Strategies

Guidance issued to provide clarity to nursing homes, ACFs, and home care providers regarding return to work requirements.

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January 4, 2022

DOL Updates FAQs Regarding Paid Family Leave

FAQs apply to employees who are themselves infected or exposed to COVID-19 as well as those caring for a loved one.

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January 4, 2022

CMS Issues Guidance on Compliance with Health Care Personnel Vaccination Mandate

The guidance provides details on documentation and additional precautions pertaining to personnel with exemptions, sets forth a phased approach to enforcement, and describes how surveyors will determine the level of any deficiencies found.

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January 4, 2022

DOH Reminds Nursing Homes of Steps to Take During Outbreaks and Will Send Resources

Masks and rapid tests to be sent this week; N95 masks available through OEM.

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January 4, 2022

Nursing Homes Are Reminded About Resident, Family, and Representative Notification Requirements

LeadingAge NY reminds SNFs of responsibility to notify residents, families, and responsible parties about new COVID-19 cases.

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January 4, 2022

DOH Calls for Home Care Agencies to Report Admissions Closures

Providers should contact their regional DOH office.

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January 4, 2022

DOH to Host Jan. 20th EVV Implementation Webinar for Home Health Care Services Providers

EVV requirement goes into effect Jan. 1, 2023.

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