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November 2, 2021

November 2, 2021

Nov. 2nd COVID-19 Update

Latest updates for providers of LTPAC and senior services.

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November 2, 2021

LeadingAge NY Testifies at Assembly Health Committee Public Hearing on Medicaid

LeadingAge NY offers written and in-person testimony.

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November 2, 2021

LeadingAge NY Announces Winner of Polly Vincent DiCesare Scholarship

Gabrielle Waisblatt, director of social services at Valley Health Services, has won the 2021 Polly Vincent DiCesare Scholarship for the LeadingAge NY Nursing and Social Work Professionals Webinar Series being held during the month of November.

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November 2, 2021

Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals Decision on Vaccination Mandate Allows State to Bar Most Religious Accommodations

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit on Oct. 29th vacated its preliminary injunction in the health care personnel vaccination mandate cases. As a result, it appears that the State's vaccination mandate can be enforced as written in the regulation – i.e., requiring vaccination of any employee who might expose patients, residents, or other personnel to COVID-19, unless they are medically exempt.

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November 2, 2021

Governor Extends Workforce Shortage Executive Order

The updated EO includes additional flexibilities for home care providers.

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November 2, 2021

TB Testing and COVID-19 Vaccination Can Occur at the Same Time

DOH issues DAL and updates FAQ to reflect new protocol.

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November 2, 2021

Provider Relief Funding Extension

HRSA is allowing some providers more time to submit PRF applications.

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November 2, 2021

DOH Issues Updated Nursing Home Testing Guidance

DOH updates testing guidance to mirror previously issued CMS guidance.

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November 2, 2021

LeadingAge NY Reminds Members of CDC and DOH Guidance on Antigen Testing

LeadingAge NY provides information in response to questions from Oct. 28th infection control webinar.

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November 2, 2021

Minor Change in Regulation a Small Win for Providers

DOH, based on feedback from LeadingAge NY and the provider community, removed the weekly certification requirement for nursing homes and ACFs regarding the COVID-19 vaccinations of nursing home and ACF residents and personnel.

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