Summaries and additional information on key MRT initiatives not listed above
- 2014 Medicaid Perinatal Care Quality Improvement Initiative
The Medicaid Perinatal Care Quality Improvement Initiative is a statewide practice based project that includes an on-going evaluation of the quality of perinatal care being delivered to Medicaid-eligible pregnant women within prenatal care practices, as well as health plans.
- Home and Community Based Services Work Group (PDF)
The home and community based services work group was established as part of the final State Budget for SFY2013/14.
- Nursing Home Quality Initiative
The Nursing Home Quality Initiative measures quality performance of nursing homes in New York State and ranks homes based on their performance in all areas of evaluation, as compared to their peers.
- Uniform Assessment System for New York
The UAS-NY is a web-based record of individuals involved in the State's Medicaid network for health care providers. The record includes the individual's demographic information, residential and service delivery addresses, assessment information, and assessment outcome information.
- Patient Centered Medical Home
Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) is a recognition awarded to primary care practices that meet a set of standards designed by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) for improving primary care, including increased care coordination and access.
- HEAL NY Phase 21 - Restructuring Initiatives in Medicaid Redesign Awards Announced
The HEAL NY Phase 21 is an initiative that allocates funds for uniquely situated, hospitals, nursing homes, clinics and home care providers to reconfigure business strategies and clinical services to better meet community health care needs.
- Hospital Medical Home Demonstration Project
The Hospital-Medical Home Demonstration Project will help hospitals training primary care doctors transform outpatient sites serving Medicaid beneficiaries into Patient Centered Medical Homes and improve the quality and safety of medical care provided in the hospital.
- Medically Fragile Children Work Group
The Medically Fragile Children Work Group provides Medicaid services to eligible children who suffer from a chronic medical condition.