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GNYHA Spotlights Aggressive Advocacy Agenda at Annual Meeting

More than 1,200 people attended GNYHA’s 2018 Annual Meeting and Reception, which was held on May 16 at the Jacob Javits Center’s River Pavilion in Manhattan. GNYHA President Kenneth E. Raske, in his opening address, discussed the recently enacted New York State budget and hailed Governor Andrew Cuomo and the legislative leaders for the budget’s…

May 21, 2018
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DOH Releases Dear Administrator Letter on Medical Marijuana; GNYHA Continues Advocacy

Last week, the New York State Department of Health (DOH) released the attached “Dear Administrator Letter (DAL)” with a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) document on the New York State Medical Marijuana Program. The DAL and FAQs can also be found here. The DAL and FAQs clarify the regulations found at 10 NYCRR Section 405.5(c) on…

May 23, 2018
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HITE FAQ

This FAQ document lists answers to frequently asked questions about the Health Information Tool for Empowerment (HITE) and the resources listed at www.hitesite.org.

May 18, 2018
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HITE User Guide

The Health Information Tool for Empowerment (HITE) is a searchable online directory of more than 5,000 health and social service organizations and programs located in New York City’s five boroughs and on Long Island. HITE lists organizations that provide low- or no-cost services to low-income, uninsured, and underinsured individuals and families. HITE is free of…

May 18, 2018
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HITE Brochure

The Health Information Tool for Empowerment (HITE) is a searchable online directory of more than 5,000 health and social service organizations and programs located in New York City’s five boroughs and on Long Island. This brochure provides and overview of HITE and explains how to navigate HITE’s online directory.

May 18, 2018
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GNYHA-Supported Opioid Workforce Bill Introduced

A bipartisan group of lawmakers has introduced legislation to bolster the health care workforce’s ability to respond to the opioid crisis. The Opioid Workforce Act of 2018 would fund 1,000 additional residency positions in hospitals that already have or are in the process of establishing approved residency programs in addiction medicine, addiction psychiatry, or pain…

May 16, 2018
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Opioid Workforce Act of 2018

The bill was recently introduced by Representatives Joseph Crowley (D-NY) and Ryan Costello (R-PA). Companion legislation was introduced in the Senate by Senators Bill Nelson (D-FL) and Dean Heller (R-NV). Funding these new residency positions would significantly strengthen the health care workforce that serves on the front lines of the opioid epidemic. The Association of…

May 16, 2018
Goverment
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NYC Community Evacuation and Sheltering Operations for the 2018 Coastal Storm Season

This tool details the NYC sheltering system, including Special Medical Needs Shelters, NYC’s Homebound Evacuation Operation, and Post-Emergency Canvassing Operation. These operations could result in the identification of community members who require shelter at a hospital during a coastal storm. It also discusses the following coastal storm planning topics: Hospital discharge planning and referrals to…

May 16, 2018
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FY 2019 IPPS Proposed Quality Measures by Program

This spreadsheet contains the proposed measures additions and removals for the following CMS quality reporting programs: Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) Program Hospital Acquired Condition (HAC) Reduction Program Hospital Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) Program Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program (HRRP) PPS-Exempt Cancer Hospital Quality Reporting Program

May 16, 2018
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