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LeadingAge NY Submits Additional Comments on Proposed Personal Care and CDPAS Regulations

These comments follow a broader set of recommendations submitted in August and focus on the text of the regulations, as opposed to contractual and implementation issues.

September 15, 2020

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New Developments in Personal Care/CDPAS Regulations and MLTC Model Contract

LeadingAge NY and other associations representing MLTC plans met with DOH on Sept. 1st to discuss the proposed regulations governing eligibility for personal care and CDPAS and the independent assessment process. In a second meeting that day, DOH reviewed proposed amendments to the MLTC contract to align the contract with COVID-19 emergency policies.

September 8, 2020

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LeadingAge NY Submits Comments and Recommendations on Proposed Personal Care and CDPAS Regulations

The recommendations include a phased implementation, provisions to improve the validity of independent assessments and independent medical evaluations, a mechanism to resolve disputes between managed care plans or social services districts and the independent assessor, strict timeframes to ensure prompt enrollment and timely response to changes in condition, and accommodations for PACE programs.

September 1, 2020

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DOH Provides Preliminary Plans for Implementation of MRT 2 Initiatives

In a meeting with representatives of MLTC plans, DOH described initial plans for implementing independent assessment and independent physician reviews and the 30-month transfer of asset lookback for community-based long term care.

July 27, 2020

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DOH Releases Preview of Proposed Independent Assessor Regulations for Personal Care and CDPAS

DOH has provided a preview of proposed regulations to implement the changes in eligibility for personal care and CDPAS, the assessment processes, and other initiatives required as a result of the MRT II process and budget legislation.

July 7, 2020

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DOH Describes Implementation Plans for FY 2020-21 Managed Care Budget Actions

In a series of webinars for managed care plans, DOH described its plans for implementing the independent assessor and physician panel initiatives for MLTC, MLTC enrollment caps and withholds, encounter data withholds, and new electronic notice and prior authorization standardization policies.

June 9, 2020

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Save the Date: Free Webinar on Providers’ Roles in the FIDA Program

Session will offer background and practical information on FIDA.

September 1, 2015

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DOH Medicaid Update

February 2015 edition of the Medicaid Update now available.

March 10, 2015

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QIVAPP Application Process and Deadline for Managed Care Plans

Medicaid managed care QIVAPP funding application now available with an August 1, 2014 application deadline.

June 24, 2014

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State Quality Strategy for Managed Care Organizations

The Department of Health is seeking provider input on revised State Quality Strategy for managed care organizations.

June 24, 2013
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