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GNYHA-Supported Bill to Increase the Nation’s Physician Supply Introduced

Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ), Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), and Senator John Boozman (R-AR) introduced today the Resident Physician Shortage Reduction Act of 2019. Strongly supported by GNYHA, the legislation would increase the number of residency positions that would be eligible for Medicare direct graduate medical education (DGME) and indirect medical education (IME) support….

February 6, 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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Gresham, Raske Push for “Green Buildings” Hospital Exemption

1199SEIU and GNYHA continue to make our case for an exemption from Introduction 1253-2018, which aggressively limits large buildings’ greenhouse gas emissions. Hospitals and caregivers are committed to doing their part to combat climate change, but this bill sets impossible standards that would burden New York City hospitals with tens of millions of dollars in…

February 19, 2019
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“Green Buildings” Bill Talking Points

The City Council is considering a bill to aggressively limit large buildings’ greenhouse gas emissions. It would severely harm NYC hospitals—despite their good-faith efforts to combat climate change—by setting unrealistic standards and saddling them with tens of millions of dollars in penalties. Hospitals, like rent-regulated buildings, should be exempted from the bill’s penalties to protect New Yorkers’ access…

February 19, 2019
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GNYHA Continues to Seek Medicaid DSH Cut Delay

The Affordable Care Act significantly reduced Medicaid disproportionate share hospital (DSH) funding under the assumption that increasing the number of uninsured Americans would reduce hospital uncompensated care—and therefore the need for DSH funding. This essential funding for safety net hospitals is scheduled to be drastically cut on October 1, 2019. GNYHA’s top Federal legislative priority…

February 19, 2019
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