Our Manatt team, located in the heart of state government in Albany, NY, has created a resource center for the state’s key executive orders and agency guidance.
Pursuant to New York State’s inaugural Sick Leave Law, effective September 30, 2020, employees of all New York employers may begin accruing sick leave.
The COVID-19 pandemic has led to widespread efforts by state agencies across the country to increase the ability of practitioners to provide services using telehealth.
On August 13, the New York State Division of Budget (NYSDOB) released its first-quarter (Q1) updates to the state fiscal year (SFY) 2020-21 financial plan, providing some of the first clear indicators of the state’s financial position as it navigates the COVID-19 pandemic and the economic ...
This morning, Governor Cuomo announced that under current infection rates and conditions, school districts in compliance with New York State Department of Health (DOH) and State Education Department (SED) guidance would be permitted to open, should the individual districts choose to do so.
The final results from the June 23 primaries are just being certified this week by the New York City Board of Elections, over a month after the primary was held.
On July 30, 2020, the Committee on Codes, Regulations and Legislation of the Public Health and Health Planning Council (PHHPC) and the full council met.
When the scope of the COVID-19 pandemic became apparent, legal commentators, physician organizations and healthcare policymakers sounded the alarm over the potential civil and criminal liabilities that might be faced by practitioners and facilities during the emergency.
On March 27, 2020, the President signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act into law, providing $200 million to the Federal Communications Commission to distribute in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
On July 23, 2020, the New York State Department of Health (DOH) issued an invitation for Licensed Home Care Services Agencies (LHCSAs) to participate in the NY State of Health Private Pay Home Care Services Pilot Program (Pilot Program) for 2021.