GNYHA has developed this document to help facilities and health systems prepare for CMS’s Final Rule for Emergency Preparedness. The grid below provides a crosswalk of the 17 CMS provider types in the Final Rule against the corresponding article or articles within the NYS Public Health and Mental Hygiene Laws. This is a guidance only document. Specific interpretations should be undertaken by a facility’s compliance and legal staff
Crosswalk of CMS Provider Types
August 1, 2017
PDF Attachment / 49 KBCrosswalk of CMS Provider Types in the Emergency Preparedness Final Rule
Comments on Draft HHS Health Care Preparedness and Response Capabilities
GNYHA sent a comment letter to the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in response to HHS’s proposed 2024-2029 National Health Care Preparedness and Response Capabilities. These capabilities outline the framework for the Hospital Preparedness Program (HPP), the only source of Federal funding for hospital preparedness, which will begin a new five-year grant...
August 18, 2023
Potential Shortages of Sterile Injectable Pharmaceuticals
GNYHA has been in contact with Federal agencies and private-sector supply chain partners for updates on impacts to Pfizer’s Rocky Mount, North Carolina-based medication manufacturing plant, which was damaged by a tornado on July 19. While full implications for the pharmaceutical supply chain are not yet known, long-term impacts are expected due to the significant...
July 21, 2023
GNYHA Strike Response Update; DOH PRI Assessment Allowances; Transfer Requests
GNYHA is actively engaged with New York City Emergency Management’s Situation Room in response to today’s New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA) strike and remains in close contact with the impacted hospitals and nearby facilities to identify issues. DOH Allowances for Completing PRI Assessments for Discharged Patients The New York State Department of Health (DOH)...
January 9, 2023