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DSRIP and MRT Waiver

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

DSRIP and MRT Waiver

DOH Issues VBP Reporting Manual

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

February 16, 2021

DSRIP and MRT Waiver

State Seeks Approval of 30-Month Lookback for Medicaid HCBS

Eligibility change would take effect Jan. 1, 2021.

August 25, 2020

DSRIP and MRT Waiver

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.

August 4, 2020

DSRIP and MRT Waiver

Second MRT 2 Meeting Highlights Proposals Submitted to Curb Long-Term Care Spending

At the second meeting of the MRT 2, members discussed the proposals submitted by stakeholders to fill the $2.5 billion budget gap, focusing on strategies to curb MLTC enrollment and utilization of personal care and CDPAS.

March 10, 2020

DSRIP and MRT Waiver

MRT 2 Deadline for Proposals Extended; Second Meeting Scheduled for March 10th in NYC

The MRT 2 is moving forward with identifying sources of savings to close a Medicaid budget gap of $2.5 billion by April 1st.

March 3, 2020

DSRIP and MRT Waiver

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.

February 25, 2020

DSRIP and MRT Waiver

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.

February 25, 2020

DSRIP and MRT Waiver

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.

February 18, 2020

DSRIP and MRT Waiver

DOH DSRIP Phase 2 Webinar Offers Additional Detail on Waiver Plans

DOH hosted a webinar on Dec. 11th to share details with stakeholders on the recently submitted application to extend and renew the State's DSRIP Program waiver. The webinar highlighted the successes of the first phase of DSRIP and described how the second phase would expand and strengthen the VBP arrangements initiated in the first phase.

December 17, 2019
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