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July 7, 2020

July 7, 2020

July 7th COVID-19 Update

Latest updates for providers of LTPAC and senior services.

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July 7, 2020

FAQs Issued and New States Added to Travel Advisory

FAQs provide more details on essential worker exemptions, and three new states are added to advisory list.

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July 7, 2020

DOH Issues Revised Guidance on Return to Work After COVID-19 Exposure or Infection

Guidance applies to all health care settings and home care, except nursing homes.

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July 7, 2020

DOH Report Attributes COVID-19 Spread in Nursing Homes to Asymptomatic Staff

DOH released an analysis of nursing home data on July 6th that concludes that COVID-19 was more likely to have been introduced into nursing homes by asymptomatic employees than by infected patients admitted from hospitals. The report disputes the claim that the Department’s March 25th directive prohibiting nursing homes from denying admission solely on the basis of COVID-19 infection was to blame for the transmission of the virus in facilities.

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July 7, 2020

DOH Releases Preview of Proposed Independent Assessor Regulations for Personal Care and CDPAS

DOH has provided a preview of proposed regulations to implement the changes in eligibility for personal care and CDPAS, the assessment processes, and other initiatives required as a result of the MRT II process and budget legislation.

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July 7, 2020

Fiscal Intermediary Award Process Moves Forward

FI authorization awards to be announced July 17th.

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July 7, 2020

LeadingAge NY to Begin Quarterly Meetings with HCR

Meetings will be held with the Commissioner and key staff members.

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July 7, 2020

HUD Leadership Says “Safety First” for Physical Inspections

LeadingAge National hosts call with REAC Deputy Assistant Secretary David Vargas; inspections may not resume until the fall, and senior housing properties would be excluded from initial return to inspections.

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July 7, 2020

LeadingAge Job Board

LeadingAge is partnering with major national employers to connect displaced workers from fields such as dining, retail, and hospitality with available jobs in aging services.

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