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Winter Weather Alert

A Twitter List by GNYHA GNYHA participated in a New York City Emergency Management (NYCEM) call today about the winter storm expected to impact the New York region this beginning this evening (Saturday). The call included a National Weather Service (NWS) update. A Winter Weather Advisory is currently in effect for Northeast New Jersey, northern…

January 18, 2019
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Hospitals and the 116th Congress

GNYHA looks forward to working closely with members of the 116th Congress to ensure that our member hospitals and health systems can fulfill their core mission of providing the highest quality patient care. As the nation’s health care delivery system transforms and evolves, GNYHA’s member hospitals and health systems remain deeply committed to delivering high-quality…

January 14, 2019
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Summer Enrichment Program (SEP) Applications Released

GNYHA is proud to open the application period for the 2019 Summer Enrichment Program (SEP), an internship that promotes racial and ethnic diversity in health care management. This summer marks the program’s 21st anniversary. SEP is a 10-week internship during which interns assigned to senior management staff at GNYHA member facilities gain firsthand experience with…

January 14, 2019
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Hospital and Health System Participation Sought for 2019 GNYHA SEP

I am proud to invite member hospitals and health systems to participate in GNYHA’s 2019 Summer Enrichment Program (SEP), an internship that promotes racial and ethnic diversity in health care management. Participating hospitals would sponsor interns—graduate and undergraduate students who are studying health care management—from June to mid-August. This summer will mark the program’s 21st…

January 14, 2019
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GNYHA Comments on NYS DOL Proposed Call-in Pay Regulations

GNYHA submitted the attached comment letter last week on the New York State Department of Labor’s (DOL) revised proposed regulations on Call-in Pay Requirements. The regulations, originally proposed last year, are intended to combat abusive work scheduling practices by requiring additional pay for short-notice scheduling, shift cancellations, and on-call requirements. GNYHA expressed concern about the original version…

January 18, 2019
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Supreme Court Hears Arguments on Medicare DSH Adjustment

In a case that could have significant implications for GNYHA members, the US Supreme Court heard arguments this week in Azar v. Allina Health Services on whether the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) acted appropriately when it changed a reimbursement formula for Disproportionate Share Hospital (DSH) payments without notice-and-comment rulemaking. At issue in…

January 18, 2019
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Governor Cuomo’s 2019-20 Budget Proposal Provides a Medicaid Budget Increase Above the Global Cap

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has released his proposed budget for the State fiscal year that begins on April 1, 2019. He released his budget during a major address in Albany, which I attended. For the first time since the Medicaid global cap was enacted in 2011, the Governor has provided for an increase in…

January 15, 2019
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GNYHA Comments on Medicare Part B Drug Pricing Model

Attributes of a Potential IPI Model Approximately 50% of providers nationally would be randomly selected to participate in the five-year IPI model. CMS would select a subset of separately payable drugs under Medicare Part B (i.e., higher-priced drugs for which payment is not packaged with other services) to be included in the initial model and…

January 14, 2019
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