New York’s proposed nursing home fixes cause for concern

A new report released today by the Empire Center raises questions about the factors contributing to high COVID infection and mortality rates in New York nursing homes—and what reforms should be adopted in response. “The updated data shows there is no


Cuomo delays releasing nursing home data for two more months

The Cuomo administration is refusing to release a full count of coronavirus deaths in New York nursing homes for another two months, until March 22. In a letter to the Empire Center on Wednesday, the Health Department claimed that it needs a

NY Assembly

Gottfried heralds new nursing home reporting requirements

A new law expanding nursing home reporting requirements, quality oversight, and financial transparency was signed by Governor Andrew Cuomo on December 16. The bill, A4757A/S5908, was sponsored by Assembly Health Committee Chair Richard Gottfried and Senate Health Committee Chair Gustavo