DSRIP Project Design Grant

February 3, 2015

Mr. Dave Smingler
iHANY (Ellis & St. Peters)
1101 Nott Street
Schenectady, NY 12308

Dear Mr. Smingler:

We are pleased to inform you that the PPS of Ellis Hospital has been awarded an additional DSRIP Project Design Grant (PDG) Award.

The amount of your final PDG payment is $1.3 million. This award is intended to provide funding to support Ellis Hospital´s (Ellis & St. Peters) continued implementation planning and collaboration activities following the DSRIP application. We expect payment to be released in mid-February 2015.

In order to receive the PDG payment in a timely manner, you must complete the electronically enclosed Supplemental Award contract (Appendix X) within 5 business days. The executed contract must be mailed back to the following address:

Bureau of Vital Access Provider Reimbursement , Attn: Michael Kadlec
Office of Health Insurance Programs
NYS Department of Health
Corning Tower (OCP - Room 1430)
Albany, New York 12237

If you have any questions regarding this information, please contact us via email at BVAPR@health.ny.gov.


Jason A. Helgerson
Medicaid Director
Office of Health Insurance Programs