A new law in New York will establish a newly regulated profession, advanced home health aide. Th Departments of Education and Health will promulgate regulations to be effective in 18 months. AHHAs will be allowed to administer routine pre-filled medications. AHHAs will be required to be under the direct supervision of a registered nurse who will provide training, assessment and periodic supervisory visits. RNs will have authority to assign advanced tasks at their discretion. A workgroup will be established to create guidance on the specific advanced tasks that AHHAs can perform as well as training and other qualifications for AHHAs.