State Agency News

2018 State Agency News

 

April 12: OMIG Issues 2018-2019 Work Plan

The New York State Office of the Medicaid Inspector General (OMIG) announced the release of its 2018-2019 Work Plan. The Plan details OMIG’s program integrity focus areas in the Medicaid program for the State Fiscal Year April 1, 2018 to March 31, 2019.

Where previous Work Plans were updated annually, going forward OMIG will update its Work Plan throughout the year to adapt to the changing Medicaid landscape. Updates will be posted on the OMIG website, and update alerts will be issued via OMIG’s listserv.

The 2018-2019 Work Plan, as well as plans from previous years, can be viewed at: https://omig.ny.gov/information/work-plan

March 2: February Medicaid Update

The Office of Health Insurance Programs of the New York State Department of Health has approved the release of the February 2018 Medicaid Update.  The full current issue is available as a PDF file to be downloaded at: https://www.health.ny.gov/health_care/medicaid/program/update/2018/feb18_mu.pdf.

February 5: January Medicaid Update

The Office of Health Insurance Programs of the New York State Department of Health has approved the release of the January 2018 Medicaid Update.  The full current issue is available as a PDF file to be downloaded at: https://www.health.ny.gov/health_care/medicaid/program/update/2018/jan18_mu.pdf.

January 30: DOH Launches CANS-NYS Training and Technical Institute

The New York State Department of Health (NYS DOH) announcef the launch of the CANS-NY Training & Technical Assistance Institute. In support of the State of New York Medicaid Redesign Team’s vision for comprehensive and integrated care, The Institute will provide training, coaching, and technical assistance in effective use of the CANS-NY as a collaborative assessment and treatment planning / monitoring tool for Health Home Serving Children. In addition, The Institute will use data analytics to guide and support the use of the CANS-NY to transform the lives of children and families through Health Home care management.

To find out more about the “CANS-NY Training & Technical Assistance Institute”, reach out to the Institute Director, Dr. Suzanne Button, at sbutton@chapinhall.org, or to its Project Manager, Angela Pollard, atapollard@chapinhall.orgThe Institute also can be reached by toll-free number at 833-802-2267. Other important links below: CANS-NY on-line training site www.tcomtraining.com, collaborative outcome managementwww.tcomconversations.org, and the NYS DOH Health Home CANS-NY

January 12:  Social Determinants of Health

The DOH held a Twitter Live video broadcast event on “Social Determinants of Health and Community Based Organizations in Value Based Payments.”  The hour long event was the first in a series of broadcasts that will focus on various topics around the move to Value Based Payment (VBP).  New York State Medicaid Director, Jason Helgerson, and New York State Deputy Medicaid Director, Elizabeth Misa, discussed topics around the role of Community Based Organizations, requirements around social determinants of health in the VBP Roadmap, and the mission and focus of the state’s newly created Bureau of Social Determinants of Health.  A link to the archived event is available here.

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