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The following link brings you to the OMH website where you can search for ANY program licensed in New York State.

First select the county you are interested in from the drop-down list (New York City counties are Bronx, Kings, Queens, Richmond and New York) and then specify the type of program you are looking for (i.e., Residential Programs) http://www.omh.ny.gov/omhweb/licensing/bic/locatebic1.asp

Access To Licensed Housing And Supported Housing Programs

Many counties require that referrals to housing and case management programs go through a “Single Point of Access.” These are most often operated by the local government, however, in some instances, they are operated by a separate contractor. Locate your County Mental Hygiene Department Please contact your specific county to find out how the referral process is handled. There is one Mental Hygiene Department for all 5 boroughs of NYC listed under New York City.

 

America’s Forgotten Housing Crisis

The Measure of Society: Protection of Vulnerable Persons in Residential Facilities Against  Abuse and Neglect

Reinventing Medicaid: State Innovations To Qualify And Pay For Patient-Centered Medical Homes Show Promising Results

Reinventing Medicaid

Senate Standing Committee on Investigations and Government Operations

Senate Report on Executive Compensation at Not-For-Profits

Leadership Committee for Nonprofit Revitalization

Attorney General Non-Profit Report

Center For Housing Policy

Housing an Aging Population… Are We Prepared

Financing Long-Term Care: Big Challenges, Limited Options

Paying for long-term care remains a major unresolved challenge in New York State and the nation. A new report from the United Hospital Fund’s Medicaid Institute, Financing Long-Term Care: New York’s Limited Options and Medicaid’s Vast Challenge, examines how long-term care is financed nationally and considers the circumstances experienced by many Americans. The report also focuses on federal policy, discussing Medicare’s extremely limited coverage of long-term care and the recent enactment and suspension of the CLASS Act. Delving deeper, the report discusses options in New York, with an analysis of the state’s private long-term care insurance market, opportunities presented by alternative financial products, and the pivotal role of default payer played by Medicaid—which, in 2010, spent over $13 billion on long-term care for the frail elderly and physically disabled.

Written by Sarah Samis and Michael Birnbaum, Financing Long-Term Care: New York’s Limited Options and Medicaid’s Vast Challenge is available on the Fund’s website.

Defining Essential Health Benefits: Federal Guidance and New York Options

Author/Editor: Peter Newell

See the related press release. The Affordable Care Act and subsequent federal guidance set minimum standards for “essential health benefits,” but also gave states much discretion to define those benefits by selecting a benchmark plan from a list of ten popular plans and supplementing those plans as necessary. States choosing this route must select a benchmark by the third quarter of 2012. Defining Essential Health Benefits: Federal Guidance and New York Options, written by Peter Newell, explores options for New York policymakers in determining what “essential health benefits” will be required for all individual and small group policies for a transtional two-year period beginning in 2014. The report examines and compares the ten health benefit plans representing likely options for a New York benchmark plan and reviews benefit coverage in the context of current New York mandates and regulation. The report discusses the potential policy implications of the various choices and highlights key areas requiring further guidance and analyisis. Defining Essential Health Benefits is the fifth in a series of ACA-related reports by the Fund that are supported by the New York State Health Foundation. Links to previous reports appear below. Read the first report in this series, Building the Infrastructure for a New York Health Benefit Exchange: Key Decisions for State Policymakers.    Download pdf..

Read the second report in this series, Coordinating Medicaid and the Exchange in New York.   Download pdf.

Read the third report in this series, Two into One: Merging Markets and Exchanges under the Affordable Care Act.Download pdf. 

Read the fourth report in this series, Passive/Active: Defining the Role for a Health Benefit Exchange in the Interests of New Yorkers.   Download pdf.

Copyright: 2012 Published: 05.31.2012

 

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