Meetings, Hearings and Special Events

November 2014

Thursday, November 20, 2014

The Drug Utilization Review Board (DURB) will meet on November 20, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Meeting Room 3, Empire State Plaza, Concourse Level, Albany.

For further information contact Anthony Merola at (518) 486-3209 or e-mail dur@health.ny.gov (Please reference DURB Agenda for November 20, 2014).

Thursday, November 20, 2014

The New York State AIDS Advisory Council will meet November 20 from 10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. on at the New York State Department of Health, 90 Church Street, floor 4. Conference Room 4A/B, New York, NY.

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 also 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 contact Tomica Collado-Robinson at (518) 473-2903 or email her at Tomica.collado@health.ny.gov

Friday, November 21, 2014

The meeting room has changed to meeting rooms 2, 3 and 4.

Applicant Conference - The Department of Health and the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York will hold an Applicant Conference regarding the Capital Restructuring Financing Program on Friday, November 21, 2014 from 1 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. at the Empire State Plaza, Concourse Level, Meeting Rooms 2, 3 and 4, Albany.

For planning purposes, the Department is requesting that anyone wishing to attend the meeting, e-mail CRFP@health.ny.gov with the subject line: “November 21, 2014 CRFP Meeting Attendance” and provide a list of persons attending the conference.

This meeting can also be viewed via live webcast at the following site: https://www.health.ny.gov/events/webcasts/

A recording of the webcast will be available no later than seven days after the meeting for a minimum of 30 days and then a copy will be retained in the Department for four months.

For questions about accessibility or to request accommodations please call at (518) 402-0953 or e-mail CRFP@health.ny.gov. Please provide as much advance notice as possible to allow us to provide optimal access.

Monday, November 24, 2014

The Spinal Cord Injury Research Board will hold a business meeting from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at the New York State Department of Health, David Axelrod Institute, 120 New Scotland Avenue, Albany.

The Board solicits, receives, reviews and recommends applications for biomedical research awards.

To attend this meeting, please contact staff at 518-474-7002 or SCIRB@health.ny.gov by Friday, November 21. Pre-registration is required to gain access to the meeting. Space is limited.

Attendees will be required to show photo ID upon entrance to Department of Health.

An audio recording of the meeting will be available in approximately two business days following the meeting at: http://www.health.ny.gov/events/webcasts/archive/.

December 2014

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

The Maternal and Child Health Services Block Grant Advisory (MCHSBG) Council will be holding a conference call/webinar from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 2, 2014.

The Council serves in an advisory capacity to the Department in the administration of funds under Title V of the Social Security Act, also known as the Maternal and Child Health Services Block Grant and assists the Department to fulfill Title V requirements for public input. New York's Title V program employs strategies to identify the need for various levels and types of services for pregnant women, mothers, infants and children, including children with special health care needs.

Oral comments may not exceed 10 minutes and should be accompanied by two written summaries of the comments. Written testimony by persons unable to participate is also welcome and will be read into the record. All testimony (oral or written) should begin with the individual's name, affiliation (if applicable), and city/town of residence and be submitted to kim.messier@health.ny.gov or faxed to (518) 473-3391 no later than close of business on Tuesday, November 25, 2014.

If you wish to participate in the conference call/webinar, please contact Kimberly Messier at (518) 473-7922 or via email at kim.messier@health.ny.gov. If you would like to register for public

Thursday, December 4, 2014

The Public Health and Health Planning Council's Committee on Codes, Regulations and Legislation will hold a meeting on December 4, 2014 at 10:15 a.m. at the Century House, 997 New Loudon Road (Route 9), Latham, New York 12110, Main Ball Room.

The Committee on Establishment and Project Review will hold a Special Meeting immediately following the Committee on Codes, Regulations and Legislation.

The Committee on Establishment and Project Review will hold a Special Meeting immediately following the Committee on Codes, Regulations and Legislation.

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, December 5, 2014

The Traumatic Brain Injury Services Coordinating Council (TBISCC) will meet from 10:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at 99 Washington Avenue, One Commerce Plaza on Floor 13, Executive Conference Room, Albany.

The TBISCC is charged with recommending to the Department of Health long range objectives, goals and priorities. It shall also provide advice on the planning, coordination and development of services needed to meet the needs of persons with traumatic brain injury and their families.

To participate via phone, please call:
Local: 518-549-0500 or Toll Free: 1-844-633-8697
Meeting ID Number: 642 472 106

For planning purposes, the Department requests that anyone interested in attending the meeting to please contact Dawn Wiese at (518) 474-5271 or e-mail dawn.wiese@health.ny.gov.

Thursday, December 11, 2014

The Medicaid Managed Care Advisory Review Panel (MMCARP) will meet via conference call originating from the offices of the New York State Department of Health in Albany. The call will take place from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 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.