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October 12, 2021

October 12, 2021

Oct. 12th COVID-19 Update

Latest updates for providers of LTPAC and senior services.

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October 12, 2021

Staff Announcements

With the departure of Ami Schnauber, LeadingAge NY President and CEO Jim Clyne has promoted two staff members to take on new responsibilities.

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October 12, 2021

LeadingAge NY Working on Several Fronts to Address Workforce Shortages

In the past week, LeadingAge NY has written to the Governor's Secretary for Health and the DOH Executive Deputy Commissioner on staffing issues, presented to the Public Health and Health Planning Council, and reached out to high-level DOH staff about federal strike team and infrastructure project funding for nursing homes. LeadingAge NY is also convening a joint cabinet workforce task force.

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October 12, 2021

LeadingAge NY Advocates for More Support and Flexibilities as Oct. 7th Vaccine Mandate Deadline Arrives

Please continue to reach out to staff with your concerns.

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October 12, 2021

CDC Issues Additional Warning Regarding COVID-19's Impact on Pregnant and Lactating Individuals

Additional information may help bolster staff vaccinations.

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October 12, 2021

LeadingAge NY Seeks Member Input on Monoclonal Antibody Therapy Interest

Please email Mark Kepner-Clough with your interest in a future program on this topic by Oct. 22, 2021.

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October 12, 2021

DOH Adds Questions to LHCSA HERDS Staffing Survey

Survey should be submitted daily this week until notified otherwise.

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October 12, 2021

HUD Updates: CSP FAQ and Notice Requirements for Evictions

In response to advocacy from LeadingAge National, HUD is allowing key relief payment deadline flexibility for capital cost reimbursements due to COVID-19. HUD has also published a Notice requiring HUD-assisted owners and public housing agencies to provide no less than 30 days' advance notification of lease termination due to nonpayment of rent.

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October 12, 2021

Reminder: Statewide Health Care Facility Transformation Program III Webinar to Be Held Thurs., Oct. 14th

Providers should register immediately for the webinar and are encouraged to sign up in the Grants Gateway to tee up the application process.

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October 12, 2021

LeadingAge NY Testifies Before PHHPC on Proposed Nursing Home Staffing Regulations

Last week, LeadingAge NY's Karen Lipson offered testimony at a Public Health and Health Planning Council meeting that was largely focused on DOH's proposed regulations for the “70/40” direct care minimum spending measure and the minimum nurse staffing hours measure for nursing homes.

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