Meetings, Hearings and Special Events

September

Thursday, September 22, 2016

The following is a list of Committees of the Public Health and Health Planning Council that will meet on September 22, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. at the New York State Department of Health Offices at 90 Church Street, 4th Floor, Rooms 4A and 4B, NYC.

COMMITTEE ON ESTABLISHMENT AND PROJECT REVIEW
Responsible for reviewing the CON applications involving construction, service changes, establishment, and transfers of ownership. Reviews the establishment of fundraisers, corporate name changes, and changes in certificates of incorporation.

The Committee will convene at 10:00 a.m.

Please contact Colleen Leonard or Lisa Thomson at (518) 402-0964 if you have questions.

For the convenience of the public, to expedite access through building security, it is suggested that anyone wishing to attend the meeting call Ms. Colleen Leonard's office at (518) 402-0964 to have their name placed on a list of attendees. For entry to the building, meeting attendees additionally must present a photo ID to the security personnel. You may contact Ms. Leonard for additional information.

For questions about accessibility or to request accommodations please contact Colleen Leonard at (518) 402-0964 or e-mail PHHPC@health.ny.gov. Please provide as much advance notice as possible to allow us to provide optimal access.

Thursday, September 22, 2016

The next State Trauma Advisory Committee (STAC) meeting will be held on September 22, 2016 at 1:30 p.m. in Ferris Ballroom A at the Hilton Garden Inn, 235 Hoosick Street, Troy, N.Y. 12180. STAC subcommittees will meet between 8:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. on that day.

The Hilton Garden Inn provides free shuttle transportation to and from the Amtrak Station for those members having reservations at the hotel. Please make arrangements for the shuttle when reserving your room. The Department encourages you to use these accommodations and the free transportation service available.

Should you have any questions regarding the meeting or accommodations noted above, please contact Lee Burns or Gayle Briggs at (518) 402-0997.

Friday, September 23, 2016

The Public Health and Health Planning Council will hold a Joint Meeting of the Health Planning Committee and the Public Health Committee on September 23, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. at the NewYork State Department of Health Offices at 90Church Street, 4th Floor, Rooms 4A and 4B, NYC.

JOINT MEETING OF THE HEALTH PLANNING COMMITTEE AND PUBLIC HEALTH COMMITTEE

The Health Planning and Public Health Committees of the Public Health and Health Planning Council are working together on a joint initiative to:

  • Provide an overview of New York State initiatives that facilitate the integration of primary and behavioral services and incorporate considerations related to public health and social determinants into primary care
  • Explore the progress of these initiatives
  • Provide a forum for the Public Health and Health Planning Council to learn about successes and identify challenges by hearing from organizations that have implemented/begun implementing the respective programs
  • Identify recommendations for the Council to make to the Department of Health to facilitate implementation of these initiatives.

The September 23, 2016 meeting will allow the Committees to receive input from providers who are successfully working on these issues and to discuss challenges that remain.

Those wishing to attend and register to speak at this meeting, please send an e-mail to PHHPC@health.ny.gov no later than Tuesday, September 20, 2016.

Individuals and organizations unable to attend the September 23th meeting may submit written comments to karen.madden@health.ny.gov no later than NOON, Tuesday, September 20, 2016.

Please contact Karen Madden at (518) 402-0102 if you have questions.

For the convenience of the public, to expedite access through building security, it is suggested that anyone wishing to attend the meeting call Ms.Colleen Leonard's office at (518)402-0964 to have their name placed on a list of attendees. For entry to the building, meeting attendees additionally must present a photo ID to the security personnel. You may contact Ms. Leonard for additional information.

For questions about accessibility or to request accommodations please contact Colleen Leonard at (518) 402-0964 or e-mail PHHPC@health.ny.gov. Please provide as much advance notice as possible to allow us to provide optimal access.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

The Lead Poisoning Prevention Advisory Council will meet on September 28, 2016 at the Empire State Plaza, Concourse Level, Meeting Room # 1, 10:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m., Albany, NY.

The purpose of this meeting is to review current childhood lead poisoning prevention efforts on the part of the New York State Department of Health and discuss future strategies to reduce or eliminate the risk of lead hazard exposure.

*** Videoconferencing will be used for the meeting and the public has the right to attend the meeting at any meeting locations listed below.***

  • - New York State Empire State Plaza, Concourse Level, Meeting Room #1, Albany, NY 12242
  • - New York State Department of Health Offices at 90 Church Street, Room 4E, New York, NY 10007
  • - New York State Department of Health Offices at the Triangle Building, 335 East Main Street, 1st Floor Video Conference Room, Rochester, NY 14604.

For those attending at the NYC and Rochester locations: for the convenience of the public, to expedite access through building security, it is suggested that anyone wishing to attend the meeting call Ms. Linda Freligh’s office at (518) 402-7600 to have their name placed on a list of attendees. For entry to the building, meeting attendees additionally must present a photo ID to the security personnel. You may contact Ms. Freligh for additional information.

For questions about accessibility or to request accommodations please contact Linda Freligh at (518) 402-7600. Please provide as much advance notice as possible to allow us to provide optimal access.

Thursday, September 29, 2016

The Medicaid Managed Care Advisory Review Panel (MMCARP) will meet in New York City from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

This advisory panel was created by Chapter 649 of the Laws of 1996 to monitor enrollment of Medicaid recipients in managed care plans and ensure access to care in these health care delivery systems.

Members of the public interested in participating will be able to do so by pre-arrangement. Please contact the Bureau of Program Implementation and Enrollment at (518) 473-1134 for more information.

Thursday, September 29, 2016

The New York State AIDS Advisory Council will meet from 10:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. on September 29, 2016 at the New York State Department of Health, 90 Church Street, 4th floor. 4CRB, New York, New York.

The New York State AIDS Advisory Council (AAC) was created in 1983 by Public Health Law, Article 27-E, Section 2778. The AIDS Institute was also created by Article 27-E of the Public Health Law, Section 2276. The Council consists of 17 representatives from the public, educational and medical communities, local health departments and nonprofit organizations, including the advocacy and service community.

If you are interested in attending the meeting, please call (518) 473-2903 or email aac@health.ny.gov. Please RSVP 5 business days prior to the meeting. For security purposes, please bring a photo identification.

October

Thursday, October 6, 2016

The Public Health and Health Planning Council's Committee on Codes, Regulations and Legislation will hold a meeting on Thursday, October 6, 2016 at 9:30 a.m. at the below locations:

*The Public Health and Health Planning Council's Committee on Establishment and Project Review will hold a meeting immediately following the Committee on Codes, Regulations and Legislation meeting at the below locations:

*The Public Health and Health Planning Council will hold its Full Council Meeting immediately following the Committee on Establishment and Project Review meeting at the below locations:

***Videoconferencing will be used for the meeting and the public has the right to attend the meeting at both meeting locations listed below.***

  • New York State Department of Health offices at 90 Church Street, 4th Floor, Rooms 4A and 4B, NYC
  • New York State Department of Health Offices at 584 Delaware Avenue, 3rd Floor Video Conference Room, Buffalo, NY 14202

For the convenience of the public, to expedite access through building security, it is suggested that anyone wishing to attend the meeting call Ms. Colleen Leonard's office at (518) 402-0964 to have their name placed on a list of attendees. For entry to the building, meeting attendees additionally must present a photo ID to the security personnel. You may contact Ms. Leonard for additional information.

For questions about accessibility or to request accommodations please contact Colleen Leonard at (518) 402-0964 or e-mail PHHPC@health.ny.gov. Please provide as much advance notice as possible to allow us to provide optimal access.

Friday, October 7, 2016

New York State’s DSRIP Project Approval and Oversight Panel (PAOP) will meet October 7, 2016, from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Empire State Plaza, Concourse Level, Meeting Room 6, Albany, N.Y.

The DSRIP program requirements outlined by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the PAOP will serve as advisors and reviewers of initial program applications, performing provider systems (PPS) status and project performance during the 5-year DSRIP duration.

This meeting will be webcast and available to view on the following link: http://www.health.ny.gov/events/webcasts/

For more information please contact Lakia Rucker at (518) 486-1042 or e-mail lakia.rucker@health.ny.gov.