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September 15, 2020

September 15, 2020

Sept. 15th COVID-19 Update

Latest updates for providers of LTPAC and senior services.

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September 15, 2020

Important Details Regarding New DOH ACF Visitation Guidance

Details and clarifications for members regarding new visitation guidance.

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September 15, 2020

New DOH Nursing Home Visitation Guidance Reduces COVID-19-Free Lookback to 14 Days

DOH guidance released on Sept. 15th allows nursing homes to welcome visitors if they have no new nursing home onset COVID-19 cases for 14 days, meet reporting requirements, submit a safety plan, have no staffing shortages as reported to the NHSN, have access to adequate testing, and meet other requirements. Visitors must present a negative test result within the last seven days and pass a symptom screening. The guidance is effective Sept. 17th.

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September 15, 2020

Details Regarding New Visitation Guidance for Pediatric SNFs

New guidance provides more flexibility for visitation.

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September 15, 2020

Nursing Home Pandemic Emergency Plan PPE Storage Requirements

DAL clarifies location question on where PPE can be stored.

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September 15, 2020

New PPE Distribution Process for NYC Health Care Providers

Medline hired to manage NYC stockpile; go-live process is rolling out.

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September 15, 2020

Requesting an Exemption to Travel-Related Quarantine

Process by which exemptions can be requested for imminent end-of-life situations or funerals.

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September 15, 2020

USDOL Revises Regulations on COVID-19 Employee Leave

New rule expands eligibility for non-direct care employees.

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September 15, 2020

CDC Releases COVID-19 Recommendations for Multifamily Housing Providers

New CDC webpage covers COVID-19 safety issues in HUD-assisted senior housing.

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September 15, 2020

CMS Withdraws Controversial Proposal to Limit State Medicaid Financing Structures

LeadingAge NY and LeadingAge National had actively opposed the proposal.

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