News and Policy

  • DOH Issues CHHA EPS Minimum Wage Adjustments for Downstate Providers

    The state Department of Health (DOH) has issued minimum wage adjustments for downstate Certified Home Health Agency (CHHA) Episodic Payment System (EPS) rates....

    April 6, 2021 read more >>
  • COVID-19 Briefs for March 29, 2021

    See below the following COVID-19 briefs for March 29, 2021. DOH Guidance on Health Care Services: The state Department of Health has issued an Updated Interim Guidance:...

    March 30, 2021 read more >>
  • Urgent Advocacy Needed on Wage Mandate in State Budget

    HCA asks all members to call their State Senators. Request them to immediately contact Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins to reconsider the Senate's home care wage...

    March 29, 2021 read more >>
  • McKnight’s: NY Home Care Providers Say Not So Fast on Underfunded Compensation Mandate

    "While we appreciate the intent of new proposed state budget legislation to increase aide wages, the proposal now under consideration in New York’s state budget would not...

    March 24, 2021 read more >>
  • Write Lawmakers Today on Home Care Wage Proposal

    A proposal requiring aide compensation at 112 percent of minimum wage is gaining steam in the state budget process. It follows and accompanies standalone state legislation,...

    March 24, 2021 read more >>