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Medicaid Redesign

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.

8 months 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.

1 year ago

Medicaid Redesign

CMS Disapproves Extension and Renewal of DSRIP 2.0 Waiver

CMS rejected the State's application seeking $8 billion over a four-year period, including unspent funds from the existing waiver and an additional $7.3 billion reinvestment of savings generated under the waiver.

2 years ago

Medicaid Redesign

Medicaid Redesign Team 2 Launches with Focus on Long-Term Care

The first meeting of the MRT 2 highlighted growth in LTC spending, and an LTC Advisory Group was named. Public hearings began with meetings in New York City last week and Rochester this week.

2 years 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.

9 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.

2 years 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

Medicaid Redesign

DOH Waiver Request Recognizes LTC as High Priority; LTC Funding Not Specified

DOH last week submitted a request to CMS to extend and renew its 1115 Medicaid waiver. The proposal includes the creation of new VMOs to support the transition to VBP, requires VMOs to engage in specified LTC promising practices, and continues training funds for LTC workforce.

3 years ago
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