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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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GNYHA, 1199SEIU Tell Albany to Reject New Health Care Cuts, Warn That Hospitals Will Close

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s 30-day amendments to his proposed fiscal year 2020 Executive budget include a staggering $1 billion in new Medicaid cuts ($550 million State share) beginning April 1. We will fight these devastating amendments with every resource at our disposal. The specific proposals are as follows: Eliminate recently announced Transformation Fund investments,…

February 15, 2019
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DOH Hospital Nurse Staffing Survey FAQs, Presentation Slides, and Webinar Access

To follow up on the February 11 New York State Department of Health (DOH) webinar on its Hospital Nurse Staffing Survey, the following resources are attached: DOH Presentation slides DOH FAQ document Instructions on how to access the webinar The revised (February 11) DOH nurse staffing survey must be completed by February 22. According to…

February 13, 2019
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DOH Guidance on CMV Testing for Newborns

The New York State Department of Health (DOH) recently provided the attached update to birthing hospitals, health care providers, and diagnostic and treatment centers, on new requirements in the New York State public health law (attached) that became effective on January 30, requiring hospitals caring for infants of 28 days of age or less to administer a…

February 13, 2019
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GNYHA Comments on Modifying HIPAA to Support Care Coordination

In response to an extensive series of questions on potential modifications to the HIPAA regulations, GNYHA advocated largely for streamlining HIPAA, but first urged OCR to set a course toward developing a more unified statutory and regulatory framework for health care information privacy, with complete Federal preemption of conflicting Federal and state laws.

February 13, 2019
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New York State Senate and Assembly District Maps

This book of maps lists New York State Senate and Assembly Districts with corresponding representative information, hospital listings, and district maps.

February 11, 2019
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Senate Reintroduces Resident Physician Shortage Reduction Act

Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ), Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), and Senator John Boozman (R-AR) reintroduced the Resident Physician Shortage Reduction Act of 2019 last week. Strongly supported by GNYHA, the bill would increase the number of Medicare-reimbursed residency slots nationally by 3,000 each year from 2021 through 2025, for a total of 15,000 slots….

February 11, 2019
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GNYHA Joins Suffolk County Leadership at Opioid Forum

GNYHA participated in a recent policy forum on substance use disorders and the opioid epidemic. The forum, which was hosted by Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and the Rockefeller Institute of Government, addressed prevention, treatment, and recovery strategies, and coordination among government, law enforcement, health care providers, peers and recovery supports, and education sectors. In…

February 11, 2019
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The Critical Importance of Graduate Medical Education

Medicare GME Financing: Developing the Future Physician Workforce The US has long relied on teaching hospitals to treat the most challenging and complicated medical conditions, develop biomedical innovations, and train the physicians of tomorrow. Since Medicare’s inception in 1965, Congress has supported the mission of teaching hospitals by recognizing the extra costs associated with training…

February 8, 2019
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