NYS DOH Confirms 7/1 Deadline for Upstate Counties to Transition Is A Go!

Deanna Stephenson in Managed Care

The transition of nursing home benefit to managed care for upstate counties will take place as planned on 7/1. The DOH confirmed that they received approval from CMS for the six remaining counties in upstate New York. In the same meeting, the final version of the Benchmark Rate Letter, which NYSHFA/NYSCAL and other associations collaborated on in response to an invite from DOH was discussed and will be posted in the coming days from DOH. For updated FAQ’s and further detail regarding the transition to managed care please refer to the DOH website listed below. For further questions or discussion please reach out to Deanna Stephenson, NYSFHA/NYSCAL Director of Managed Programs at dstephenson@nyshfa.org.


Deanna Stephenson
Director of Manager Programs
518-462-4800, ext. 16