Preparation is underway at member hospitals and nursing facilities anticipating surge staffing needs due to the continued increase in COVID-19 patient care demands. As activities around surge staffing evolve, GNYHA is pleased to share resources that our membership may find helpful. As an example, please feel free to reference and adapt this staffing plan, which was developed and shared by one of our members.
Staffing Plan in Anticipation of Surge Staffing Needs
December 23, 2020
DOCX Attachment / 27 KBCOVID-19 Surge Staffing Protocol
GNYHA Comments on NYS Surge and Flex Health Coordination System
GNYHA has submitted the attached comment letter regarding the Surge and Flex rule proposed by the New York State Department of Health (DOH) for adoption as permanent regulations. GNYHA generally supports the proposed regulations and appreciates DOH’s responsiveness to our members’ concerns in prior revisions to the emergency rule. In our comment letter, however, we...
April 18, 2022
DFS Extends Suspension of Certain Preauthorization Requirements
In response to GNYHA advocacy, the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) has released a supplement to Circular Letter No.1 directing New York health plans to extend the suspension of preauthorization requirements for certain services through February 28, 2022. The suspension applies to: Transfers between in-network hospitals within the same hospital system or...
February 4, 2022
Fatality Management Document Portal & Resource Hub for NYC Hospitals
GNYHA, in collaboration with the New York City Office of Chief Medical Examiner (OCME), New York City Emergency Management (NYCEM), and the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) Bureau of Vital Statistics (BVS), has created this document portal and resource hub to house all documents and guidance related to fatality management...
January 18, 2022