New York

NASHP recently brought together a group of state and federal policy leaders to discuss the Medicare-Medicaid Financial Alignment Initiative, D-SNP health plans, and other programs and resources aimed at aligning health care payment and delivery to improve care for dual eligibles. See a report from the meeting and sign up for a webinar on state […]

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  • State Health Policy Blog

    States are rapidly undertaking major reforms within their health care delivery systems. Though not often specifically targeting children and youth, these reforms offer opportunities to positively impact how this population accesses care. In a recent NASHP webinar several states described how their health system transformation efforts are doing so. Massachusetts State Innovation Model Grant: Massachusetts […]

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  • State Health Policy Blog

    On June 22, 2016, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a package of seven bills related to opioids and treatment for opioid addiction. The legislation, which includes recommendations from the governor’s Heroin and Opioid Task Force, is aimed at combatting the heroin and opioid crisis affecting the state. The state’s FY2017 budget includes nearly $200 […]

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    July 11, 2016 | Filed under: Front Page, New York, State Health Policy Blog
  • NASHP has written two case studies for HealthHIV’s Three D HIV Prevention Program, which is supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and provides technical assistance to better inform programmatic decisions impacting the delivery of quality HIV prevention and treatment services: New York’s experience implementing performance metrics for the HIV/AIDS population in its Medicaid managed […]

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  • State Health Policy Blog

    Nearly one in five Americans has some type of diagnosable mental health disorder. With these disorders costing $201 billion in 2013, behavioral health is a critical issue for state health policymakers. Children, including very young children, can experience mental health problems, and addressing these issues early can improve outcomes and lessen costs. Approximately 15 percent […]

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  • State of State speeches provide governors with an opportunity to highlight recent policy successes as well as outline key plans and issue areas of focus for the coming year. These speeches are generally strong indicators of governors’ main priorities and sometimes also include specific proposal suggestions and funding recommendations for deliberation by legislatures. Currently, 31 […]

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  • Publications

    Twenty-six states and the District of Columbia have reporting systems that collect information from hospitals and other facilities about adverse medical events resulting in patient death or serious harm. With support from Massachusetts’ Betsy Lehman Center for Patient Safety and Medical Error Reduction, NASHP surveyed officials representing each of these reporting systems, and conducted follow-up […]

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  • New York Medicaid is directly participating in two medical home initiatives created in Chapter 58 of the Laws of 2009, the 2009-2010 state budget. The Adirondack Medical Home Demonstration, a five-year regional multi-payer initiative in the Northeast corner of the state. A statewide Patient-Centered Medical Home Program for individuals enrolled Medicaid, Family Health Plus or Child Health Plus. Additionally, Chapter 59 […]

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    April 11, 2014 | Filed under: New York
  • In New York: Most children and adults who qualify for Medicaid are enrolled into Medicaid managed care under two separate 1115 waiver programs: the New York Partnership Health Plan for individuals who belong to an income-eligible family, and a separate program for adults or children (age 0-64) who are receiving SSI payments or are otherwise […]

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    December 5, 2013 | Filed under: New York
  • (As of April 2013) At a Glance Behavioral health services for Medicaid-enrolled children are available primarily through a public behavioral health delivery system supported by the state’s Office of Mental Health and Office of Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services Multiple coordination activities between state agencies are aimed at providing developmental and behavioral health services to […]

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    November 1, 2013 | Filed under: New York