State Agency News

2020 State Agency News

September 3 – August 2020 Medicaid Update
The Office of Health Insurance Programs of the New York State Department of Health has approved the release of the August 2020 Medicaid UpdatePlease find the full current issue as a PDF at: https://health.ny.gov/health_care/medicaid/program/update/2020/docs/mu_no13_aug20.pdf.

August 6 – July 2020 Medicaid Update
The Office of Health Insurance Programs of the New York State Department of Health has approved the release of the July 2020 Medicaid Update.   The full current issue as a PDF can be downloaded at: https://health.ny.gov/health_care/medicaid/program/update/2020/docs/mu_no12_jul20.pdf.

April 20 – NYSDOH Medicaid Update Special Edition: Medicaid Program Launches Online Medicaid Provider Enrollment
DOH has issued a Medicaid Update Special Edition featuring “New York State Medicaid Program Launches Online Medicaid Provider Enrollment During COVID-19 Public Health Emergency.”  This is available on the DOH Medicaid Update webpage.

March 10 – Medicaid Update Special Edition: COVID–19
The New York State Department of Health issued a special edition of the Medicaid Update today, March 10, 2020, featuring New York State Medicaid Coverage and Reimbursement Policy for Services Related to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID–19).  This Medicaid Update can be found at: https://health.ny.gov/health_care/medicaid/program/update/2020/2020-03-10_covid-19.htm

February 20 – Children’s RTF/State PC HCBS Determination Guidance
This guidance describes procedures for making 1915(c) Children’s Waiver Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) referrals for children prior to or after being discharged from OMH Licensed Residential Treatment Facilities (RTFs) or OMH State Operated Psychiatric Centers Serving Children (State PCs).   This guidance will be posted to the 1915(c) Children’s Waiver and 1115 Waiver Amendments webpage.

Additionally, the Health Home Care Management Activities and Billing Protocols for Managing Newly Referred Individuals from Excluded Settings Policy will be issued and posted to the Health Home Policy and Standards webpage.   This policy specifically addresses steps that must be taken to manage new referrals from excluded settings of potentially eligible Health Home or HCBS (for children/youth) individuals.

January 28 – December 2019 Medicaid Update
The Office of Health Insurance Programs of the New York State Department of Health has approved the release of the December 2019 Medicaid Update. Please find the full current issue as a PDF (Portable Document Format) file available to be downloaded at: https://www.health.ny.gov/health_care/medicaid/program/update/2019/dec19_mu.pdf.

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2016 State Agency News – to see items of interest from the State agencies in 2016, click here.