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Partners in Policymaking New York State

Partners in Policymaking is an innovative national model of leadership training for people with developmental disabilities, parents and family members. It is designed to provide state-of-the-art knowledge about issues and policies related to disability, and to develop participant competencies to become more effective in influencing policy development at all levels. The purpose is to build a productive partnership between people with developmental disabilities, parents, family members and policymakers.

Medicaid Updates

Check back here often to find important information regarding the Medicaid program in New York State, including monthly “Medicaid Update” newsletters.

Complaints & Appeals

Has your Medicaid provider denied you access to the medicine your doctor has prescribed? Visit the NYSDOH website for information on how to register a complaint and initiate an appeal or a fair hearing.

Behavioral Health Transition to Medicaid Managed Care Moved to April 2015

A letter was recently sent to the MRT Behavioral Health Work Group from Jason Helgerson, NYS Medicaid Director, announcing that the implementation date for the Behavioral Health Transition to Medicaid Managed Care has been moved to April 1, 2015. DOH, OMH and OASAS have revised the timeline and will be providing the updated timeline shortly.

NY Health Exchange Roster of Exchange Plans

NY State Department of Health has posted a final roster and map of exchange plans for 2015.Review the plans.

NYS Division of Budget $4.2 Billion 1st Quarter Surplus

The New York State Division of Budget has released their first quarter update that shows $4.2 billion in surplus revenue due to settlements with insurance companies and banks. View the report.

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