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Kathleen Carver Cheney presented a seminar for the Greater New York Health Care Facilities Association on the topic “Managed Care Expands to Nursing Homes: Are You Ready?”

Kathleen Carver Cheney presented a seminar for the Greater New York Health Care Facilities Association on the topic “Managed Care Expands to Nursing Homes:  Are You Ready?”  As of March 1, 2014 (or later if the effective date is extended by DOH) all new Medicaid-eligible nursing home admissions in downstate counties will be required to enroll in a managed care plan.  Existing downstate residents are not required to enroll in plans, but may voluntarily enroll 6 months later, which is also the point at which new admissions in upstate counties will start mandatory enrollment.  Voluntary enrollment of existing upstate residents will begin 6 months later. Read More >