Below are Announcements from

New York State

or

New York City

 distributed either at Council Meetings or by email from the Commissioner

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Transition Plan Available for Public Comment -12/5/17

Dear Friends and Colleagues, Today we take an important step forward by publishing a draft Transition Plan for public comment which lays out New York State’s plans to better integrate services [...]

Message from OPWDD and DOH Regarding the 1115 Waiver Draft Application

Dear Friends and Colleagues, As you may know, over the past several years the New York State Office for People With Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) has worked to offer New Yorkers with [...]

People First Care Coordination Webinar for Individuals and Families

Dear Friends and Colleagues, As you may have heard, the New York State Office for People With Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) is moving forward with a new initiative aimed at enhancing care [...]

Message from Acting Commissioner Delaney Regarding People First Care Coordination and CCO Draft Application

Draft Application Announcement June 30, 2017 Dear Friends and Colleagues: As you may know, the New York State Office for People With Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) is embarking upon a new [...]

“Amendment 01” PowerPoint and Audio Recordings

NOTE: Received by participants in the WebEx Sessions Good Afternoon, Thank you for participating in one of the August 2nd, 2016 “Amendment 01” Overview WebEx sessions regarding the OPWDD 1915(c) [...]

Thirty-day public comment period begins on draft 1915 (c) Comprehensive Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Medicaid Waiver “Amendment 01″

As announced last week, today OPWDD posted the draft 1915 (c) Comprehensive Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Medicaid Waiver  “Amendment 01” for public comment on our website.  Since this [...]

Announcement of Public Comment Period for 1915(c) HCBS Waiver Application “Amendment 01” & WebEx Sign-up Inbox x

OPWDD is pleased to announce the opportunity for you to provide your comments and concerns about changes that will be included in the 1915 (c) Comprehensive Home and Community Based Services [...]

NYS Amended HCBS Settings Transition Plan is now available for public comment

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 [...]

Transformation Panel Report to Legislature

Raising expectations, Changing lives Dear Reader, When I invited people to join the Transformation Panel in February of 2015, one thing seemed clear to us all: this is a moment of opportunity for [...]

Register Now for WebEx about FIDA-IDD Care Coordination Program Inbox x

Register Now for a WebEx presentation about FIDA-IDD on February 23 at 2 pm. Enrollment in the Fully Integrated Duals Advantage (FIDA-IDD) care coordination program will begin in March with [...]

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