1115 Waiver Federal Comment Period Open

The New York State Department of Health submitted its final 1115 Waiver amendment application to CMS, known as New York Health Equity Reform (NYHER): Making Targeted, Evidence-Based Investments to Address the Health Disparities Exacerbated by the COVID-19 Pandemic. NYS is seeking $13.52 billion over five years to implement changes to reduce health disparities, advance health equity, and support the delivery of social care by integrating social, physical health, and behavioral health into the NYS Medicaid program. The federal public comment period is open through October 19th. CHCANYS’ comments can be read here. Template comments for your own submission is available for download here. Submit your comments here.

Published on 10/12/2022