NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Elected officials have spoken out against the prevalence of so-called “pop-up” adult daycare center facilities.
As WCBS 880’s Marla Diamond reported, Gov. Cuomo’s attempt to rein in Medicaid spending allowed private operators to open adult daycare centers. Since then, the number of the Medicaid-funded centers in New York City has exploded.READ MORE: NYC Health Commissioner Dr. Dave Chokshi Says He Will Not Follow Updated CDC Mask Guidance: 'I'll Be Keeping My Mask On Indoors In Almost All Settings'
At a news conference on the Upper East Side on Thursday, City Council Speaker Christine Quinn said operators of the centers have lured healthy seniors with cash bribes to game the system.