July 7, 2014 –
CUOMO MEDICAID REDESIGN TEAM EVENTS:
• The Division of Long Term Care has scheduled an informational webinar on the HCBS Settings rule and the State’s HCBS transition plan for Monday, July 7, 2014. The one-hour webinar will begin at3:00 PM. This webinar will provide background and context to the federal rule and New York State’s transition plan.To register for the event, please go to: https://meetny.webex.com/meetny/onstage/g.php?t=a&d=640628334
• The first meeting of a new MRT workgroup on the Social Determinants of Health is Monday, July 7th, 2014, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM at the NYS Department of Health Metropolitan Area Regional Office, 90 Church Street, 4th Floor, Conference Room A/B, Manhattan. The new workgroup will begin by looking at how employment impacts on health and what the state’s Medicaid program might be able to do to improve access to supports that help people gain meaningful employment, thereby generating savings in the long run by contributing to overall health.