Summaries and additional information on key MRT initiatives not listed above
2014 Medicaid Perinatal Care Quality Improvement Initiative
The Medicaid Perinatal Care Quality Improvement Initiative is a statewide practice based project that includes an on-going evaluation of the quality of perinatal care being delivered to Medicaid-eligible pregnant women within prenatal care practices, as well as health plans.
Nursing Home Quality Initiative
The Nursing Home Quality Initiative measures quality performance of nursing homes in New York State and ranks homes based on their performance in all areas of evaluation, as compared to their peers.
Uniform Assessment System for New York
The UAS-NY is a web-based record of individuals involved in the State's Medicaid network for health care providers. The record includes the individual's demographic information, residential and service delivery addresses, assessment information, and assessment outcome information.
Patient Centered Medical Home Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) is a recognition awarded to primary care practices that meet a set of standards designed by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) for improving primary care, including increased care coordination and access.
Hospital Medical Home Demonstration Project The Hospital-Medical Home Demonstration Project will help hospitals training primary care doctors transform outpatient sites serving Medicaid beneficiaries into Patient Centered Medical Homes and improve the quality and safety of medical care provided in the hospital.