In People First Waiver, State and City Information

The Office for People With Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) is pleased to announce that the New York State Amended Home and Community Based Settings (HCBS) Transition Plan is now available for public comment and can be accessed through the New York State Department of Health’s website using the following link:

The Amended Statewide Transition Plan includes a significant amount of information regarding OPWDD’s HCBS settings transition activities (pages 61-156).   The deadline for comments is August 19, 2016 by close of business.   Comments can be emailed to or mailed to:

New York State Department of Health
Office of Health Insurance Program
Division of Long Term Care
Attn: Deborah Rhatigan
One Commerce Plaza
99 Washington Ave., Suite 1620
Albany, NY 12210


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