How to Create & Update Your Agency’s HIV Confidentiality Policies/ Procedures and Ensure Staff ComplianceWednesday, Jan 15, 2020
This two-hour webinar is a capacity building session for program managers of hospitals, health care facilities, community based organizations and other organizations that must comply with New York State’s HIV confidentiality law, Public Health Law Article 27-F. It will provide them with the skills, strategies and resources needed to develop and update their organization’s HIV confidentiality policies and procedures and educate their staff to ensure compliance with the agency’s policies and the law.
This 2-hour webinar explains how New Yorkers with criminal records may be able to seal or correct criminal record information and gather evidence of rehabilitation, including applying for certificates of rehabilitation, to help overcome criminal record barriers.
News and Highlights
The Legal Action Center (LAC) and Community Service Society of New York (CSS) announce the launch of Clean Slate New York, a coalition-led campaign to pass legislation ending the perpetual punishment of a criminal conviction through broad automatic expungement of criminal records.
REMOVING PRIOR AUTHORIZATION REQUIREMENTS FOR All ADDICTION MEDICATION WILL SAVE LIVES AND REDUCE HEALTHCARE COSTS TO NEW YORK
As the opioid-related overdose epidemic continues to devastate families and communities nationwide, a new study shows that removing prior authorization barriers to substance use disorder treatment will decrease mortality and overall health costs in New York State.
Disparities between physical and behavioral healthcare for both in-network access and provider reimbursement rates are making it even harder for American families to find affordable and available mental healthcare and addiction treatment according to a new study. The report, published by Milliman, Inc., covering 37 million employees and dependents, and commissioned by The Bowman Family Foundation, reflects that conditions have worsened since a similar study was published two years ago.
All of us at the Legal Action Center mourn the loss of Representative Elijah Cummings, a relentless champion for justice and dignity. His courage of conviction was unwavering, and his leadership served as a moral compass in the Congress and in the community.