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Innovation Models

State and federal innovation models currently under consideration.

Innovation Models

CMS GUIDE Model Participants Notified

Please let LeadingAge NY know if you have been accepted to participate.

April 9, 2024

Innovation Models

DOH Clarifies Hospital-Home Care-Physician Collaboration Law

Department has not issued language, but states that CON review is needed for providers applying for flexibility under the law.

March 26, 2024

Innovation Models

Reminder: Application Deadline for CMS GUIDE Dementia Model Approaching

Applications for the GUIDE Model must be submitted by Jan. 30, 2024 at 11:59 p.m. ET.

January 2, 2024

Innovation Models

More Details About GUIDE Model Revealed in CMMI/LeadingAge National Webinar

Webinar recording to be posted soon.

September 5, 2023

Innovation Models

Reminder: LeadingAge National and CMMI Webinar on GUIDE Model Scheduled for Aug. 30th

CMS’s GUIDE Model is an opportunity for long term care providers to deliver dementia care and support to FFS Medicare and dually eligible individuals and their caregivers and get involved in VBP arrangements with limited risk.

August 28, 2023

Innovation Models

CMS Holds Webinar and Issues FAQs on GUIDE Dementia Model – Guiding an Improved Dementia Experience

LeadingAge national to hold additional webinar on the GUIDE program; Requests for Application (RFAs) will be made available for the program in Fall 2023.  



August 15, 2023

Innovation Models

CMS Announces GUIDE Model for Medicare Beneficiaries with Dementia

The Guiding an Improved Dementia Experience Model aims to improve the quality of life for people with dementia, while helping them to remain at home and reducing strain on unpaid caregivers, by providing an alternative payment arrangement for providers of supportive services. Letters of Interest to participate in the Model are due by Sept. 15, 2023.

July 31, 2023

Innovation Models

DOH Seeks Innovative Practices to Spur Workforce Transformation

We urge members to both contribute to and utilize this important resource.

November 19, 2019

Innovation Models

Few Medicare Advantage Plans Offering New Supportive Services Benefits in 2019

Despite new authority to offer expanded "health-related" benefits, only a small fraction of Medicare Advantage plans are offering new supplemental benefits, such as adult day health care and personal care, in 2019.

November 13, 2018

Innovation Models

Advancing the Triple Aim Through New Models of Care and Payment: A Resource Guide for Home and Community-Based Services Providers in New York State

This guide provides a broad overview of models that are gaining traction in New York and links to more comprehensive resources.

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