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1115 Waiver, DSRIP and MRT

1115 Waiver, DSRIP and MRT

LeadingAge NY Comments on Medicaid 1115 Waiver Request
May 20, 2022

1115 Waiver, DSRIP and MRT

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.

May 20, 2022

1115 Waiver, DSRIP and MRT

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.

May 17, 2022

1115 Waiver, DSRIP and MRT

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.

May 10, 2022

1115 Waiver, DSRIP and MRT

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.

April 19, 2022

1115 Waiver, DSRIP and MRT

LeadingAge NY Submits Testimony for Assembly Medicaid Hearing

LeadingAge NY's testimony focuses on the inadequacy of Medicaid rates, the lack of State support for long term care during the pandemic, and the resulting workforce shortages. The hearing was postponed until Nov. 1st due to severe weather predictions.

October 26, 2021

1115 Waiver, DSRIP and MRT

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.

October 26, 2021

1115 Waiver, DSRIP and MRT

CMS Approves Temporary Extension of State's MRT Waiver

The extension is effective until March 31, 2022. The State's extension request indicated that it would be submitting a new demonstration proposal and concept paper to address health care disparities highlighted by the pandemic.

March 30, 2021

1115 Waiver, DSRIP and MRT

DOH Issues VBP Reporting Manual

The document provides technical specifications for 2021 measurement year reporting for MLTC plans.

February 16, 2021

1115 Waiver, DSRIP and MRT

State Seeks Approval of 30-Month Lookback for Medicaid HCBS

Eligibility change would take effect Jan. 1, 2021.

August 25, 2020
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