Medicaid Recipient Opt-Out Letter

Beginning in the fall of 2015, and extending through the spring of 2016, the Department of Health is mailing each Medicaid recipient a letter to introduce the DSRIP program, and to provide instructions for individuals to opt-out of sharing their data with the PPS. The following Opt-out letter FAQs is a resource for providers and provider organizations, should a patient come to them with questions about the process.

» Opt-Out letter FAQs


Project Resources

Funds Flow Plan Introductory Webinar (recording), 3/29/16

New York State Health Equity Report, January 2016

Value Based Payments

A Path Toward Value Based Payment Annual Update, June 2016, Year 2 (Draft)

Value Based Payments, An Introduction video by NYS Department of Health

A Path Toward Value Based Payment: New York State Roadmap for Medicaid Payment Reform

Department of Health, Value Based Payment webinar

Value Based Payment Reform in New York State: A Proposal to align Medicare’s and NYS Medicaid’s Reforms (DRAFT)

» Public comments submitted by Alliance CEO Bethany Gilboard


National Council for Behavioral Health Educational Video Series on Integrated Care

The National Council for Behavioral Health has created four short educational videos on implementing best practices for integrated care. These instructional videos demonstrate actions you can take to conduct motivational interviewing, warm hand-offs, morning huddles, and brief interventions within an integrated care setting.