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We want YOUR STORY in our media campaign. Are you “disabled enough” for NYS’ new criteria?

As many of you may know, Governor Cuomo’s team implemented new criteria for home care in the recent Health Budget Law. This change will dramatically restrict criteria, resulting in people either being denied home care services and being stuck in the community without care, or forced into an institution. The new requirement is that youContinue reading “We want YOUR STORY in our media campaign. Are you “disabled enough” for NYS’ new criteria?”

How YOU Can Help Us Stop Cuomo from Changing Eligibility Criteria for Home Care

As many of you may know, Governor Cuomo’s team implemented new criteria for home care in the recent Health Budget Law. This change will dramatically restrict criteria, resulting in people either being denied home care services and being stuck in the community without care, or forced into an institution. We have been meeting with StateContinue reading “How YOU Can Help Us Stop Cuomo from Changing Eligibility Criteria for Home Care”

NATIONAL ADAPT ACTION: We need YOUR support

NATIONAL ACTION: A small group that is comfortable with traveling/COVID risk will be on the ground in DC this week. They are planning a demonstration to bring attention to the fact that our people are dying in institutions. Therefore, we are fighting to get included in the Covid relief bill: 1. Relief for our workers 2. Funding/emphasis onContinue reading “NATIONAL ADAPT ACTION: We need YOUR support”

DNY ADAPT’s Official Commentary to NYS Health Committees

September 14​ , 2020 To the Health Committees of the NYS Senate and Assembly: The Downstate New York Chapter of ADAPT has grave concerns regarding the recent Health Budget Law (​S. 7506-B; A. 9506-B​). ​We are writing not only to make you aware of our members’ concerns, but to request a meeting on Zoom with Senator Rivera,Continue reading “DNY ADAPT’s Official Commentary to NYS Health Committees”

DNY ADAPT’s Official Commentary to DOH Regarding PCS/CDPA Cuts and Changes

  Re: Proposed Amendment to 18 NYCRR § 505.14 and 18 NYCRR § 505.28 The Downstate New York chapter of ADAPT submits these comments in opposition to the proposed amendments to 18 NYCRR § 505.14, related to personal care services (“PCS”), and 18 NYCRR § 505.28, related to consumer directed personal assistance services (“CDPAS”), whichContinue reading “DNY ADAPT’s Official Commentary to DOH Regarding PCS/CDPA Cuts and Changes”

DNY ADAPT’s Summer 2020 Webinar Series: Proposed Changes to CDPA/PCS

The Department of Health’s proposed changes to home and community-based services may leave many disabled New Yorkers either without care or at whim of a system urging them into an institution. We have until September 14th to tell the DOH that this is unacceptable. In our webinars we will be going over what the proposed regulationsContinue reading “DNY ADAPT’s Summer 2020 Webinar Series: Proposed Changes to CDPA/PCS”


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