Medicaid Managed Care Transition to Start February 1st

Esq. Stephen B. Hanse and Carl J. Pucci in Finance & Reimbursement

DOH has confirmed CMS approval of the Transition of Nursing Home Benefit to Managed Care.

The transition timeline is noted as follows:

NYC Boroughs – February 1, 2015
Long Island/Westchester – April 1, 2015
Rest of NY State – July 1, 2015

DOH will be conducting a webinar next Thursday, January 22, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. to present the transition overview and address previously submitted stakeholder questions.  Click here to register.

DOH will establish bi-weekly workgroup meetings to address implementation issues.  In addition to Associations, MCOs and other consumer advocates, the workgroup will be open to individual Providers with specific transition issues.

NYSHFA will continue to address specific member concerns via the workgroup platform, as well as specifically with the DOH as issues arise.


Stephen B. Hanse, Esq.
Vice President & Counsel, Governmental Affairs
518-462-4800 x25

Carl J. Pucci
Director, Finance & Reimbursement
518-462-4800 x36