OPWDD 1115 IDD Draft Amendment Proposal CMS Letter of Completeness

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State Demonstrations Group

September 12, 2017

Jason Helgerson
Director, Office of Health Insurance Programs
New York State Department of Health
Empire State Plaza
Corning Tower (OCP – 1211)
Albany, NY 12237

Dear Mr. Helgerson:

Thank you for your August 31, 2017 request to amend New York´s section 1115 Medicaid Redesign Team Demonstration (Project No. l l–W–00114/2) to create a model of care that enables qualified specialized plans throughout the state to meet the needs of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

After completing a preliminary review of your amendment application, we have determined that the state's application is complete. We look forward to continuing to work with you and your staff on this amendment request. If you have questions or concerns, please contact your project officer, Deborah Steinbach at (410) 786–7404, or by e–mail at Deborah.Steinbach@cms.hhs.gov.


Angela D. Garner
Director, Division of System Reform Demonstrations

cc: Michael Melendez, Associate Regional Administrator, CMS New York Region