News and Policy

  • COVID-19 Briefs for June 7, 2021

    The following are COVID-19 Briefs for June 7, 2021. NYSIIS/CIR: The state Department of Health (DOH) has posted reminders about submitting vaccine information to the NYS...

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  • HCA Comments on FY 2022 Hospice Proposed Rule

    In comments to the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) today, HCA focused on four principal areas of the proposed hospice rule for fiscal year (FY) 2022. These...

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  • NY Times Examines Home Care Nursing Shortage for Pediatric Cases

    An expansive page-one story in Saturday’s New York Times examines the nursing shortage in home care and its emotional, physical and economic impact on families with children...

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  • COVID-19 Briefs for June 1, 2021

    The following are COVID-19 briefs for June 1, 2021. Paid Leave for Vaccine Recovery: On May 27, Governor Cuomo announced that the New York State Department of Labor will be...

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  • Home Care Associations Call on the NYS Legislature to Pass Bill that Averts a Crisis in Home Care

    “More people should have the opportunity to receive care at home, in a supportive community, or from a loved one” -- President Joe Biden President Biden and his...

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