• CMS Proposed Rule Revamps Medicaid Managed Care Regulations

    On May 26, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule that would significantly modify Federal requirements for state Medicaid managed care and programs. 

  • DOH Issues Final Medical Marijuana Regulations

    The New York State Department of Health recently released final regulations, FAQs, and applications for manufacturing and dispensing organizations to begin to implement New  York State’s medical marijuana program, which was created under the State’s Compassionate Care Act.

  • GNYHA/1199SEIU Taskforce Looks to Tomorrow’s Health Care Workforce

    GNYHA and 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East have formed a taskforce to develop strategies for tomorrow’s health care workforce. The taskforce will identify workforce needs and solutions; promote innovative patient care models that recognize nurses’ leading role with multidisciplinary teams; and ensure that nurses and other health care workers have the support, skills and training new care delivery models will require.