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LeadingAge NY Comments on Medicaid 1115 Waiver Request
1 month ago

Medicaid Redesign

DOH Releases Final Update to Medicaid Value-Based Payment Roadmap

Under the proposed 1115 waiver, the value-based payment framework described in the Roadmap will drive a substantial investment in the State's health system.

1 month ago

Medicaid Redesign

DOH Releases 1115 Medicaid Waiver Request and Solicits Comments

The waiver would invest $13.5 billion over five years in the health care system to address health disparities and health care delivery issues. Virtual public hearings will be held on April 28th and May 3rd. Written comments are due by May 13th.

2 months ago

Medicaid Redesign

State Submits Waiver Amendment to Implement MLTC Eligibility Changes

CMS approval of the waiver amendment is needed to implement the new activities of daily living eligibility requirements imposed under the 2020-21 State Budget and to allow new dually eligible Medicare Advantage beneficiaries to remain enrolled in their mainstream Medicaid managed care plan.

1 year ago

Medicaid Redesign

LeadingAge NY Highlights Need for Dedicated Investment in Aging Services in 1115 Waiver Comments

LeadingAge NY's written comments called for targeted funding and strategies to support older adults and the long term care providers that serve them, including investments in quality, workforce, and affordable housing with services. DOH posted slides and a recording of the waiver hearings.

1 month ago

Medicaid Redesign

DOH Convenes Public Hearings on Draft Medicaid Waiver

LeadingAge NY presented comments focusing on the draft waiver's startling omission of the needs of older adults and meaningful investment in the long term care system.

1 month ago

Medicaid Redesign

LeadingAge NY Seeks Changes in 1115 Waiver Concept Paper

Following up on a prior letter criticizing the omission of LTC from the State's $17 billion Medicaid waiver concept paper, LeadingAge NY wrote to the State's Medicaid Director recommending specific modifications to address the needs of older adults and strengthen the LTC system.

8 months ago

Medicaid Redesign

MRT 2.0 Update: Public Hearings Held and Stakeholders Submit Recommendations

DOH has convened the first meeting of the LTC Advisory Group, received stakeholder input at three public hearings around the state, and accepted written proposals for Medicaid savings and reform.

2 years ago
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