NYS DOH Cold Weather Advisory ACFs

Linda O'Connell in NYSCAL Priority Alert

During extended periods of cold temperatures, adult care facilities (ACFs) are expected to provide residents with a comfortable and safe environment and to take the necessary precautions to prevent cold-related conditions ...

NYSHFA | NYSCAL May 21st Town Hall Agenda

in NYSCAL Priority Alert

The NYSHFA | NYSCAL weekly Town Hall Call will take place on Thursday, May 21st from 11:00 am - 11:30 am. Attached you will find the May 21st Town Hall Agenda.  Topics include a Federal Update, Certification Compliance Update and other important timely information. 

ACF Infection Control Self-Assessment Tool and Control Measures to be Distributed Today via IHANS

Amy Kennedy in Clinical & Quality, NYSCAL Priority Alert

DOH just released Guidance for Adult Care Facilities today for COVID-19 Infection and Prevention and Control Self-Assessment Tool and Control Measures ...

DOH: Home Care Regulatory Relief

Amy Kennedy in NYSCAL Priority Alert

Please see the attached information message from the NYSDOH regarding temporary suspension of some home care regulations. This guidance is intended for Certified Home Health Agencies (CHHAs), Long Term Home Health Care Programs (LTHHCPs), Licensed Home Care Services Agencies (LHCSAs), AIDS home care programs, and Hospices and outlines the regulations that have been temporarily suspended to support the home care workforce. Also attached is the Interim Guidance for Home Health Aide Training Programs...

Federal Court Halts December 1 Overtime Rule Implementation

in Justice Center, Legal, NYSCAL Priority Alert

AHCA/NCAL has just provided the following concerning a Federal Court ruling on the December 1 Overtime Rule.  More details will be provided as they become available.