GNYHA has created this table of New York State’s health care-related statutory and regulatory waivers in the executive orders issued to date. We will update it as more orders are issued.
Tracking Statutory and Regulatory Waivers
May 6, 2021
New York State COVID-19 Immunity Law Repeal Toolkit
On April 6, 2021, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed legislation repealing the Emergency or Disaster Treatment Protection Act (EDTPA). New York State enacted the original law on April 3, 2020, and it was retroactive to March 7, 2020, the date of the COVID-19 disaster emergency declaration. The EDTPA provided health care professionals and entities...
April 16, 2021
New York State Repeals COVID-19 Immunity Law
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed into law the repeal of New York’s immunity law, the Emergency or Disaster Treatment Protection Act. The repeal removes liability protections for health care providers and facilities in connection with the care of COVID-19 patients on a prospective basis.
April 8, 2021
Governor Signs Nursing Home Discharge Law; State Advocacy Continues
Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a law (A.3919/S.3058) on Friday that requires the New York State Department of Health (DOH) to establish new requirements for the transfer, discharge, and voluntary discharge of individuals from nursing facilities. GNYHA has expressed concerns to legislators that Federal (42 CFR § 483.15) and State (10 NYCRR § 415.3(g)) regulations, as...
March 23, 2021