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New Models of Long Term Care

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Letters from HHS Secretary and NASUAD Discuss New Federal Policy Directions

Secretary Price prioritizes additional flexibility for states and expanded waiver authority to restrict eligibility and services, while NASUAD highlights challenges posed by the American Health Care Act.

March 21, 2017

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Surveying Member Educational Needs on FIDA

LeadingAge NY members located in the FIDA region are asked to complete a brief survey.

April 14, 2015

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HHS Announces Medicaid Innovation Accelerator Program

The Medicaid Innovation Accelerator Program will develop resources to support state-based reform efforts.

July 15, 2014

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State Delays FIDA Enrollment

New York State and CMS agree to a new timeline that will delay FIDA enrollment for community based populations by several months.

January 21, 2014

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FIDA Stakeholder Update

Although the Jan. 10 FIDA update was cut short due to technical difficulties, the slides are available.

January 14, 2014

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FIDA MOU Provides Details on Duals Demonstration

A summary of key points from the Memorandum of Understanding entered into by New York State and CMS regarding the state’s FIDA Demonstration.

September 10, 2013

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CMS Approves FIDA, Webinar on Thursday

New York State's managed care initiative to integrate Medicaid and Medicare services for dual eligibles in downstate areas has received federal approval. The Fully Integrated Duals Advantage (FIDA) demonstration is scheduled to kick off in mid-2014.  Register for the Aug. 29 DOH webinar to learn more.  

August 27, 2013

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Revised Behavioral Health Transition Timeline

The NYS Behavioral Health Transition team for Medicaid has changed the implementation dates for transitioning behavioral health services. The delay will provide Medicaid managed care plans and behavioral health providers more time to prepare, work with stakeholders, consumers and informal supports, develop key performance measures and obtain the necessary federal approvals. 

August 20, 2013

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LeadingAge NY Comments on 1115 Waiver

Our draft message points on the state's MRT Waiver that would reinvest shared federal Medicaid savings into healthcare.

June 12, 2012

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Outline of FIDA Proposal

LeadingAge NY analysis of the final FIDA demonstration proposal.

June 1, 2012
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