Final VBP Roadmap Approval Letter from CMS

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State Demonstrations Group

May 1, 2019

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

Dear Ms. Frescatore:

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has completed its review of the annual update (Year 4) of the Value Based Payment (VBP) Roadmap update for New York´s section 1115(a) demonstration (Project No. l 1–W–00304/2), titled "Medicaid Redesign Team" (MRT). We have determined that the submission dated November 8, 2018, meets the requirements set forth in the Special Terms and Conditions, and, therefore, hereby approve the MRT´s VBP Roadmap.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact your project officer, Ms. Audrey Cassidy. Ms. Cassidy can be reached at (410) 786–0059 or at


Angela D. Garner
Division of System Reform Demonstrations

cc: Francis McCullough, Director, Division of Medicaid Field Operations East, Regional Operations Group
      Ricardo Holligan, Deputy Director, Division of Medicaid FieldOperations East, Regional Operations Group
      Maria Tabakov, State Lead, Division of Medicaid Field Operations East, Regional Operations Group, New York Regional Office