News and Policy

  • Albany Times Union: COVID-19 crisis leaves N.Y. home health aides, visiting nurses without masks, gowns

    The Albany Times Union, on March 26, reports that: "A recent survey by the Home Care Association of New York found that nearly 300 home care providers are serving a collective...

    March 30, 2020 read more >>
  • Reuters: U.S. home healthcare industry warns of possible ‘collapse’

    “It’s a hair-on-fire crisis,” said Roger Noyes, spokesman for New York’s Home Care Association in a March 26 report for Reuters, which made headlines globally. "As...

    March 30, 2020 read more >>
  • March 2020 Capitol Report Spotlights Home Care and COVID-19, Plus MRT II Proposals

    The March 2020 edition of HCA's Capitol Report has several features about home care's response and needs serving patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. Home care is keeping...

    March 26, 2020 read more >>
  • COVID-19 Impact on Home Care by the Numbers

    HCA last week shared with state health officials the findings of a home care provider survey on COVID-19. It uncovered that the vast majority of home and community-based...

    March 26, 2020 read more >>
  • City & State: Home care attendants helping elderly, disabled lacking equipment

    "More than 80% of providers reported that they were in high need of hand sanitizer, according to a recent survey the Home Care Association of New York State, which represents home...

    March 24, 2020 read more >>