Public Hearing for the Development of OPWDD’s Statewide Comprehensive Plan – 9/7/17 (See Details Here)
This hearing will be held at nine locations throughout the state (see locations below) and will be conducted as a live video-conference with Acting Commissioner Kerry A. Delaney. The Office for People With Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) will accept your comments, feedback and testimony at the hearing.
CORRECTION: We inadvertently posted a draft version
For Your Information:
There is a report called “Keeping the Promise” about residential needs in New York. It’s important that everyone have a chance to read it and decide for themselves whether or not they want to add their name to the petition. Please find the final version as well as a letter explaining the project.
DID YOU KNOW?
NYC FAIR as part of the collaborative efforts of SWAN (NYC FAIR, GROW, ENYDDA & DDAWNY FC) was invited to meet with OPWDD’s Acting Commissioner Delaney about Care Coordination Organizations and related topics.
SWAN will meet with Paul Francis, Deputy Secretary for Health and Human Services to discuss the DOH’s role in CCOs, Managed Care, The Justice Center and more.
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7/28/17: Message from OPWDD and DOH regarding the 1115 Draft Application: Comment Period Ends 8/24/17
FEDERAL HEALTH CARE NEWS AS IT HAPPENS
Jason Helgerson, NYS Medicaid Director
Came to NYC to meet the families, self-advocates and guardians of people with IDD
We brought photos to put faces to our issues
He heard our questions.
We listened to his responses.
As our families’ lives are affected by Medicaid, Managed Care, OPWDD, DOH, the entire alphabet soup, it is clear that we must be part of the conversation to assure that the systems being created meet our families’ needs.