NY State of Health Exchange Excludes Medicaid HIV Special Needs Plans

01/12/16 Update:  NYSDOH to add HIV Special Needs Plans to the Exchange January 15, 2016.  More information here: https://nystateofhealth.ny.gov This post is outdated. Newly enrolled Medicaid recipients residing in New York City must enroll in a Medicaid Managed Care Plan.   To do so online they visit the NY State of Health Exchange.  They then choose from …

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HIV SNP Enrollment Work Around 2015

01/12/16 Update: NYSDOH to add HIV Special Needs Plans to the Exchange January 15, 2016.  Learn more here: https://nystateofhealth.ny.gov This post is outdated.   This Work Around provided by the NYSDOH AIDS Institue and shared with Designated AIDS Center Medical and Administrative Directors. It is useful to all NYC HIV Primary Care Providers. Some of …

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A Legacy of Care – Plenary Video Ryan White Conference

A Legacy of Care This 15 minute plenary session video produced by HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau  first aired during the 2010 Ryan White Grantee Meeting. Interviewees from New York include: Peter Gordon, MD Jay Dobkin, MD Victoria Sharp, MD Eli Camhi, LMSW http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SOGD8dueHeI&feature=youtube_gdata_player/

Mandatory Managed Care Enrollment

On July 1, 2010 the NYSDOH Office of Medicaid Managed Care announced a revised start date of September 1, 2010 for mandatory Medicaid managed care enrollment for eligible PLWHAs. Mandatory packets will be sent to Brooklyn residents first. SSI beneficiaries have 90 days to choose a Mainstream Plan or SNP. Non-SSI beneficiaries have 60 days to choose but …

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ONAP HIV/AIDS Community Discussion NYC

On Friday evening December 4, 2009 President Obama’s Office of National AIDS Policy  hosted a Community Discussion on HIV/AIDS in the Alumni Auditorium of Columbia University.  Jeffrey Crowley, ONAP Director served as host and Rosie Perez, Actor and long time HIV/AIDS advocate moderated.   While there were some brief introductions and comments by local politicians …

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NYC Health: Primary Care Information Project (PCIP)

If your clinic or practice hasn’t implemented an Electronic Health Record (EHR) the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has a program that you might consider. The Primary Care Information Project (PCIP) (http://www.nyc.gov/pcip) has been in existence since 2005 and has completed 1,500 EHR implementations in NYC. It currently offers: subsidized licensing …

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Comparing APG to 7 Tier

As of December 1, 2008 fee for service Medicaid reimbursement to Designated AIDS Centers will be based on Ambulatory Patient Groups (APG) rates. Except for Therapeutic Visits for case management, 7 Tier rates will no longer be available for fee for service Medicaid outpatient care. In this first year of APGs the formula for reimbursement …

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