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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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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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GNYHA Supports Members’ Social Determinants of Health Activities

As part of ongoing population health initiatives at both the State and Federal level, GNYHA member hospitals have undertaken projects to assess and address social determinants of health such as housing and food insecurity. To support these efforts, GNYHA has developed several resources, including the following: The Health Information Tool for Empowerment (HITE), a free…

January 14, 2019
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Social Determinants of Health Screening: Commonly Used Social Needs Screening Tools and Questions

Over the past several years, GNYHA members have engaged in efforts to assess and address social determinants of health as part of health care delivery, particularly within the primary care setting. GNYHA has been involved with this work as part of ongoing support of hospital-sponsored primary care practices and, more recently and more broadly, member…

January 11, 2019
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Health Information Tool for Empowerment (HITE) Overview

HITE is an online directory offering information on more than 5,000 health and social services available to low-income, uninsured, and underinsured individuals in the Greater New York area. This one-pager provides an overview on using HITE and scheduling a HITE demonstration at your organization, and includes a comprehensive list of the searchable categories within HITE’s…

January 11, 2019
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