Children's System Transformation CMS Letter of Completeness

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State Demonstrations Group

May 16, 2017

Mr. 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 May 9, 2017 request to amend New York´s section 1115 Medicaid Redesign Team Demonstration (Project No. 11–W–00114/2) to create a children´s model of care that addresses the needs of children and youth with behavioral health and home and community based services´ needs.

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 at (410) 786–7404, or by e–mail at


Angela D. Garner
Director, Division of System Reform Demonstrations

Michael Melendez, Associate Regional Administrator, CMS New York Region