Public Hearing On Reducing Medicaid Cost, Improving Efficiency to be Held Thursday in Queensbury

ALBANY, N.Y. (Feb. 1, 2011) – The New York State Medicaid Redesign Team, created by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to conduct a comprehensive examination of New York's Medicaid program, will hold a public hearing on Thursday, Feb. 3, in Queensbury.

The public hearing for Queensbury is:

Thursday, February 3
10:30 a.m.- 1:30 p.m.
SUNY Adirondack Community College
Main Theatre, Science & Humanities Bldg
640 Bay Road
Queensbury, N.Y. 12804

The forum is among six regional hearings being conducted across the state to solicit suggestions from the public and stakeholders on ways to eliminate waste and inefficiency while improving quality in the Medicaid program.

No pre-registration is required. Individuals wishing to speak will be asked to register on site. All presentations will be limited to two minutes to accommodate as many speakers as possible.

Suggestions for reforming New York's Medicaid program may also be submitted on the Medicaid Redesign web site at: