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Mandatory Long Term Managed Care

Reinforced in this years budget is the move to mandatory managed care with adding dual eligibles to be added into fully managed care plans in 2015. The Public Health and Health Planning Council (PHHPC) has a broad array of advisory and decision-making responsibilities with respect to New York State’s public health and health care delivery system. It is charged with adopting and amending the Sanitary Code and health care facility, home care agency, and hospice operating regulations. The PHHPC also makes decisions concerning the establishment and transfer of ownership of health care facilities, home care agencies and hospice programs. It makes recommendations to the Commissioner of Health concerning major construction projects, service changes, and equipment acquisitions in health care facilities and home care agencies. It also advises the Commissioner on issues related to the preservation and improvement of public health. The Council’s powers and duties are set forth in section 225 of the Public Health Law. Watch the entire day’s discussions http://www.totalwebcasting.com/view/?id=nysdoh#

April 12, 2012 - Posted by | Uncategorized | , , ,

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