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11.23.22

SCHUMER ANNOUNCES, AFTER YEARS OF FIGHTING TO PROTECT FEDERAL CRITICAL ACCESS STATUS FOR RURAL DELAWARE COUNTY HOSPITALS, FEDS HAVE NOW OFFICIALLY CHANGED RULES SO IMPACTED RURAL NY HOSPITALS CAN KEEP DESIGNATION TO RECEIVE OVER $35M IN REIMBURSEMENTS & MAINTAIN CRITICAL SERVICES IN UPSTATE’S MOST UNDERSERVED RURAL COMMUNITIES

Critical Access Hospital (CAH) Status Provides Rural Hospitals Enhanced Reimbursement Rates To Keep Healthcare Services In Underserved Communities Like Those In The North Country, Finger Lakes & Other Upstate Communities; BUT A Rules Change Risked Arbitrarily Making Many Rural Upstate Hospitals Ineligible Putting Healthcare Providers At Risk Schumer Immediately Began Leading The Charge To Protect Rural Upstate Hospitals, Writing Multiple Letters, Calling HHS Sec Personally To Fight The More… Continue Reading


11.23.22

WITH RESPIRATORY VIRUSES SKYROCKETING IN CENTRAL NY CHILDREN, NEARLY DOUBLE THE RSV CASES AT ONEIDA HEALTH HOSPITAL COMPARED TO LAST YEAR AND 1,000+ CASES AT SUNY UPSTATE SINCE START OF NOVEMBER, SCHUMER CALLS ON FEDS TO LAUNCH NATIONWIDE ACTION PLAN TO PROTECT NY CHILDREN, KEEP OUR HOSPITALS PREPARED, AND COMBAT RSV BEFORE IT’S TOO LATE

Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection (RSV), Has Been Reaching Unprecedented Levels In Hospitals Nationwide At Nearly 7x The Weekly Rate Pre-Covid, According To The CDC; SUNY Upstate Health Center Has Already Recorded 3X More RSV Cases This Year Putting Their Emergency Room Over Capacity At 136% Capacity RSV Can Be Serious For Young Children And The Elderly-Madison County's Oneida Health Hospital Positive RSV Cases Have Nearly Doubled Compared To Last Year—With 80% Of Cases Are Children … Continue Reading


11.23.22

FOLLOWING BUFFALO’S RECORD-BREAKING SNOWVEMBER, SLAMMING WNY WITH NEARLY 7 FEET OF SNOW AND LEAVING MILLIONS OF DOLLARS IN DAMAGE, SCHUMER CALLS ON FEDS TO IMMEDIATELY GET ALL HANDS ON DECK—AND BOOTS ON GROUND—TO WESTERN NY

In The Wake Of Last Weekend's Massive Lake-Effect Storms-Dropping 7 Feet Of Snow—Working With Governor Hochul, Schumer Secured Federal Emergency Declaration For WNY Counties Now, As Damage Totals Continue To Rise, Schumer Says Feds Need Waive $5M Cap For Assistance Get $$$ Out The Door To Help Communities Dig Out, And Start Providing Assistance For Damaged Businesses  Schumer: We Can’t Leave Buffalo Out In The Cold, Feds Need To Help Dig Out WNY ASAP  Standing with… Continue Reading


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