Archived Webcasts

Below is a list of past webcasts. If you wish to watch live events or see upcoming events, please visit our Webcasts page.

Date Title Description Notes
February 15, 2018 Drug Utilization Review Board The Drug Utilization Review Board consists of experienced physicians, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, and consumer representatives appointed by the Commissioner of Health to serve in an advisory capacity. The group provides clinical guidance to the Commissioner regarding pharmacy issues for the Medicaid Program. They bring specialized expertise in areas such as mental health, geriatrics, internal medicine, HIV/AIDS and children's health and help to ensure that prescriptions for outpatient drugs are appropriate, medically necessary and not likely to result in adverse medical consequences. Power Point presentations will be video-cast. The rest of the meeting is audio-cast only.
February 15, 2018 PHHPC Joint Meeting of the Public Health Committee and Ad Hoc Committee to Lead the Prevention Agenda he Public Health and Health Planning Council will convene a joint meeting of the Public Health Committee and the Ad Hoc Committee to Lead the Prevention Agenda. At this meeting the Department will report on the current assessment of the state's health status and health challenges as well as progress on local community health improvement efforts. Members will discuss proposed focus areas for the updated Prevention Agenda for 2019-2024 and how to ensure that the updated Prevention Agenda incorporates attention to the social determinants of health and healthy aging. None
February 8, 2018 Special Establishment and Project Review Committee; Health Planning Committee; Annual Full Public Health and Health Planning Council Special Establishment and Project Review Committee; Health Planning Committee meeting; and Annual Full Public Health and Health Planning Council meeting. None
February 5, 2018 Spinal Cord Injury Research Board Business The Board solicits, receives, reviews and recommends applications for biomedical research awards. The downloadable MP3 file is now available.
January 25, 2018 Public Health and Health Planning Council Committee Day The Public Health and Health Planning Council's Establishment and Project Review Committee (EPRC) will convene at 10:00 a.m. The EPRC is responsible for reviewing the CON applications involving construction, service changes or establishment, and transfers of ownership. None
January 25, 2018 State Trauma Advisory Committee (STAC) The State Trauma Advisory Committee (STAC) provides advice to the Commissioner and Department on trauma-related issues. The Committee is comprised of trauma professionals that meet to discuss, problem-solve and research current issues in the trauma system. None
January 18, 2018 AIDS Advisory Council Meeting The New York State AIDS Advisory Council (AAC) was created in 1983 by Public Health Law, Article 27-E, Section 2778. The AAC is responsible for advising the Commissioner of Health and making recommendations about issues related to HIV and AIDS. None
January 10, 2018 NYS Emergency Medical Services Council (SEMSCO) The State Emergency Medical Services Council has the power, subject to approval by the Commissioner, to enact, amend, and repeal rules and regulations establishing minimum standards for ambulance services, ambulance service certification, advanced life support first response services, the provision of prehospital emergency medical care, public education, the development of a statewide emergency medical services system, the provision of ambulance services outside the primary territory specified in the ambulance services' certificate, and the training, examination, and certification of certified first responders, emergency medical technicians, and advanced emergency medical technicians. None
January 9, 2018 State Emergency Medical Advisory Committee (SEMAC) The State Emergency Medical Advisory Committee develops and recommends to the State Emergency Medical Services Council statewide minimum standards for medical control; treatment, transportation and triage protocols, including protocols for invasive procedures and infection control; and the use of regulated medical devices and drugs by emergency medical services personnel. The Committee also reviews protocols developed by regional emergency medical advisory committees for consistency with statewide standards. None
January 8, 2018 Regulatory Modernization Initiative - Long Term Care Need Methodologies and Innovative Models Workshop #3 The Regulatory Modernization Initiative - Long Term Care Need Methodologies and Innovative Models Work Group Meeting #3 will convene at 1:00pm. The work group will focus on providing feedback to the Department on regulatory reforms to facilitate provision of innovative models of care to meet the needs of communities, including rural communities. None
December 12, 2017 Regulatory Modernization Initiative - Long Term Care Need Methodologies and Innovative Models Workshop #2 The Regulatory Modernization Initiative - Long Term Care Need Methodologies and Innovative Models Work Group Meeting #2 will convene at 11:00am. The work group will focus on providing feedback to the Department on regulatory reforms to facilitate provision of innovative models of care to meet the needs of communities, including rural communities. None
December 8, 2017 NYS Medicaid Evidence Based Benefit Review Advisory Committee (EBBRAC) meeting The Medicaid Evidence Based Benefit Review Advisory Committee (EBBRAC) is charged with assisting the NYS Department of Health in examining new and emerging services/technologies, as well as existing services/benefits currently included in the Medicaid benefit package. The Committee reviews scientific, evidence-based clinical studies/reports and makes recommendations regarding coverage to the Department. The archive of the delayed audiocast is now available.
December 7, 2017 Committee on Codes, Regulations and Legislation; and Full Public Health and Health Planning Council Meeting Committee on Codes, Regulations and Legislation meeting; and Full Public Health and Health Planning Council meeting. The PHHPC has a broad array of advisory and decision-making responsibilities with respect to New York State's public health and health care delivery system. It is charged with adopting and amending the Sanitary Code and health care facility, home care agency, and hospice operating regulations. The PHHPC also makes decisions concerning the establishment and transfer of ownership of health care facilities, home care agencies and hospice programs. It makes recommendations to the Commissioner of Health concerning major construction projects, service changes, and equipment acquisitions in health care facilities and home care agencies. It also advises the Commissioner on issues related to the preservation and improvement of public health. The Council's powers and duties are set forth in section 225 of the Public Health Law. None
December 7, 2017 Early Intervention Coordinating Council The Early Intervention Coordinating Council is established in Public Health Law to advise and assist the New York State Department of Health as the lead state agency for the Early Intervention Program which provides services to infants and toddlers with disabilities and their families. None
December 6, 2017 2017 Ending the Epidemic Summit The New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute (NYSDOH AI) is hosting the second annual Ending the Epidemic Summit on December 5-6, 2017 at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center and accompanying meeting rooms. The 2017 Ending the Epidemic Summit is intended to bring key stakeholders to one forum to share Ending the Epidemic implementation efforts focusing on the theme of No Population Left Behind. Addressing health inequities has always been a priority in the Ending the Epidemic efforts which will be highlighted during this feature event. Future innovative programs, policies, and research efforts to be considered will also be presented and discussed. The webcast of the event will be available on December 6th from 9:00 am – 11:45 am and 2:30 pm – 5:00 pm. None
December 6, 2017 Joint Meeting of the Public Health Committee and the Ad Hoc Committee to Lead the Prevention Agenda The Public Health and Health Planning Council will hold a joint meeting of the Public Health Committee and the Ad Hoc Committee to Lead the Prevention Agenda. At this meeting there will be a report on progress to date on the Health Across all Policies and Healthy Aging efforts and discuss the process for updating the Prevention Agenda for 2019-2024. None
December 6, 2017 Joint Meeting of the Public Health Committee and the Health Planning Committee The Public Health and Health Planning Council will hold a joint meeting of the Public Health Committee and the Health Planning Committee. At this meeting, the Committee's will discuss proposals for incorporating public health provisions into certificate of need process. None
November 29, 2017 Drinking Water Quality Council Drinking Water Quality Council meetings are open to the public. A public comment session will be held at the end of the meeting. Verbal comment is limited to 2 minutes. None
SPECIAL ARCHIVES FOLLOW None
November 20, 2017 Regulatory Modernization Initiative - Long Term Care Need Methodologies and Innovative Models Workshop #2 The Regulatory Modernization Initiative - Long Term Care Need Methodologies and Innovative Models Work Group will convene at 12:30 p.m. The work group will focus on providing feedback to the Department on regulatory reforms to facilitate provision of innovative models of care to meet the needs of communities, including rural communities. None
November 7, 2017 Regulatory Modernization Initiative - Long Term Care Need Methodologies and Innovative Models Workshop #1 The Regulatory Modernization Initiative - Long Term Care Need Methodologies and Innovative Models Work Group will convene at 12:30 p.m. The work group will focus on providing feedback to the Department on regulatory reforms to facilitate provision of innovative models of care to meet the needs of communities, including rural communities. This meeting was canceled but will be rescheduled shortly.
November 8, 2017 Regulatory Modernization Initiative - Cardiac Need Methodology Workshop #2 The Regulatory Modernization Initiative - Cardiac Need Methodology Work Group will convene at 10:30 a.m. The work group will focus on providing feedback to the Department on regulatory reforms to facilitate aligning current cardiac need methodology with the evolution of provider systems of care. None
October 16, 2017 Regulatory Modernization Initiative - Cardiac Need Methodology The Regulatory Modernization Initiative - Cardiac Need Methodology Work Group will convene at 10:30 a.m. The work group will focus on providing feedback to the Department on regulatory reforms to facilitate aligning current cardiac need methodology with the evolution of provider systems of care. None
November 7, 2017 Regulatory Modernization Initiative - Long Term Care Need Methodologies and Innovative Models Workshop #1 The Regulatory Modernization Initiative - Long Term Care Need Methodologies and Innovative Models Work Group will convene at 12:30 p.m. The work group will focus on providing feedback to the Department on regulatory reforms to facilitate provision of innovative models of care to meet the needs of communities, including rural communities. This meeting was canceled but will be rescheduled shortly.
October 13, 2017 Regulatory Modernization Initiative - Integrated Primary Care and Behavioral Health Work Group The Regulatory Modernization Initiative - Integrated Primary Care and Behavioral Health Work Group will focus on providing feedback to the Department on potential regulatory reforms to facilitate the integration of primary care and behavioral health. None
October 10, 2017 Regulatory Modernization Initiative - Off Campus Emergency Departments The Regulatory Modernization Initiative - Off Campus Emergency Departments will convene at 10:30 a.m. The work group will focus on providing feedback to the Department on the standards used to authorize establishment of new Off Campus Emergency Departments in locations where a hospital did not previously exist None
October 10, 2017 Value Based Payment Bootcamp VBP Bootcamps are a regional learning series created by the Department of Health with the goal to equip VBP contractors and interested parties such as Managed Care Organizations, Providers, Associations, and Community Based Organizations, with the knowledge necessary to implement payment reform. The day-long VBP Bootcamp is designed to be an interactive training session that will give participants a thorough understanding of VBP. None
November 8, 2017 NYS Medicaid Evidence Based Benefit Review Advisory Committee (EBBRAC) The Medicaid Evidence Based Benefit Review Advisory Committee (EBBRAC) is charged with assisting the NYS Department of Health in examining new and emerging services/technologies, as well as existing services/benefits currently included in the Medicaid benefit package. The Committee reviews scientific, evidence-based clinical studies/reports and makes recommendations regarding coverage to the Department. The archive of the Delayed Audiocast is now available.
September 19, 2017 NYS Medicaid Evidence Based Benefit Review Advisory Committee (EBBRAC) meeting The Medicaid Evidence Based Benefit Review Advisory Committee (EBBRAC) is charged with assisting the NYS Department of Health in examining new and emerging services/technologies, as well as existing services/benefits currently included in the Medicaid benefit package. The Committee reviews scientific, evidence-based clinical studies/reports and makes recommendations regarding coverage to the Department. None
September 18, 2017 Regulatory Modernization Initiative - Post Acute Care Models Work Group Meeting The Regulatory Modernization Initiative - Post Acute Care Models Work Group will convene at 12:30 p.m. The Workgroup will focus on care management models that are emerging as a result of efforts to improve post-acute outcomes and reduce unnecessary hospital readmissions None
September 27, 2017 Regulatory Modernization Initiative - Telehealth Work Group The Regulatory Modernization Initiative - Telehealth Work Group Meeting #2 will convene at 10:30 a.m. The work group will focus on providing feedback to the Department on potential regulatory reforms to facilitate the the provision of services by telehealth. None
September 5, 2017 Regulatory Modernization Initiative - Telehealth Work Group The Regulatory Modernization Initiative - Telehealth Work Group will convene at 10:30 a.m. The work group will focus on providing feedback to the Department on potential regulatory reforms to facilitate the the provision of services by telehealth. None
August 17, 2017 Regulatory Modernization Initiative - Integrated Primary Care and Behavioral Health Work Group Meeting The Regulatory Modernization Initiative - Integrated Primary Care and Behavioral Health Work Group will convene at 10:30 a.m. The work group will focus on providing feedback to the Department on potential regulatory reforms to facilitate the integration of primary care and behavioral health. None
August 9, 2017 The Regulatory Modernization Initiative – Post-Acute Care Management Models Workgroup The workgroup will focus on care management models to improve post-acute outcome and reduce unnecessary hospital readmissions and emergency department visits. None
November 16, 2017 1115 Waiver Downstate Public Comment Day The 1115 waiver is designed to permit New York to use a managed care delivery system to deliver benefits to Medicaid recipients, create efficiencies in the Medicaid program, and enable the extension of coverage to certain individuals who would otherwise be without health insurance. In addition, New Yorks goals in implementing its 1115 waiver include improving access to health services and better health outcomes for New Yorkers through multiple programs. The Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) program is a significant waiver initiative, and members of the DSRIP Project Approval and Oversight Panel will join DOH staff in listening to the feedback provided by members of the public and stakeholders. None
August 14, 2017 1115 Waiver Upstate Public Comment Day The 1115 waiver is designed to permit New York to use a managed care delivery system to deliver benefits to Medicaid recipients, create efficiencies in the Medicaid program, and enable the extension of coverage to certain individuals who would otherwise be without health insurance. In addition, New Yorks goals in implementing its 1115 waiver include improving access to health services and better health outcomes for New Yorkers through multiple programs. The Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) program is a significant waiver initiative, and members of the DSRIP Project Approval and Oversight Panel will join DOH staff in listening to the feedback provided by members of the public and stakeholders. None
July 12, 2016 1115 Waiver Public Comment The 1115 waiver is designed to permit New York to use a managed care delivery system to deliver benefits to Medicaid recipients, create efficiencies in the Medicaid program, and enable the extension of coverage to certain individuals who would otherwise be without health insurance. In addition, New Yorks goals in implementing its 1115 waiver include improving access to health services and better health outcomes for New Yorkers through multiple programs. None
May 4, 2016 1115 Waiver Public Comment The 1115 waiver is designed to permit New York to use a managed care delivery system to deliver benefits to Medicaid recipients, create efficiencies in the Medicaid program, and enable the extension of coverage to certain individuals who would otherwise be without health insurance. In addition, New Yorks goals in implementing its 1115 waiver include improving access to health services and better health outcomes for New Yorkers through multiple programs. The Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) program is a significant waiver initiative, and members of the DSRIP Project Approval and Oversight Panel will join DOH staff in listening to the feedback provided by members of the public and stakeholders on these Public Comment Days. Feedback on all waiver None
February 1 - 3, 2017 New York State DSRIP PAOP Mid-Point Assessment Meeting As part of the DSRIP program requirements, the Project Approval and Oversight Panel will convene to discuss overall program oversight and DSRIP project progress. On Wednesday, February 1st through Friday, February 3rd, the DSRIP Project Approval and Oversight Panel (PAOP) will meet with the DSRIP PPS in Albany at the Empire State Plaza rooms 2 - 4 to discuss the Independent Assessor's Mid-Point Assessment findings. None
January 31, 2017 New York State DSRIP Mid-Point Assessment Public Comment Day In accordance with the requirements of the Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) Program, the Department of Health will hold a public comment day on the DSRIP Mid-Point Assessment process and findings on Tuesday, January 31, 2017. The public comment day will be held in Albany, New York in the Swyer Theater at The Egg from 10:30am – 5:00pm. None
January 22, 2016 New York State DSRIP Project Approval and Oversight Panel Meeting - Part 2 As part of the DSRIP program requirements, the Project Approval and Oversight Panel will convene to meet with the Downstate PPSs. None
January 21, 2016 New York State DSRIP Project Approval and Oversight Panel Meeting - Part 1 As part of the DSRIP program requirements, the Project Approval and Oversight Panel will convene to meet with the Downstate PPSs. None
November 10, 2015 New York State DSRIP Project Approval and Oversight Panel Meeting - Part 2 As part of the DSRIP program requirements, the Project Approval and Oversight Panel will convene to meet with the Upstate PPSs. Archive is now available.
November 9, 2015 New York State DSRIP Project Approval and Oversight Panel Meeting - Part 1 As part of the DSRIP program requirements, the Project Approval and Oversight Panel will convene to meet with the Upstate PPSs. Archive is now available.
July 21, 2015 VAPAP Transformation Plan Training Conference The Department has scheduled a conference/ webinar for PPS leads and/or hospitals that have received, or are currently expected to receive, Vital Access Provider Assurance Program (VAPAP) assistance. The intent of the webinar is to present the transformation plan template and review responsibilities for completion and submission of the transformation plans. Transformation plans acceptable to the Department are due by September 30, 2015. None
January 13, 2015 Ending the Epidemic Task Force On June 29, 2014 Governor Andrew M. Cuomo made an important announcement, in which he detailed a three-point plan to 'Bend the Curve' and move us closer to the end of the AIDS epidemic in New York State. The goal is to reduce the number of new HIV infections to just 750 by 2020. The three-point plan includes: (1) Identify persons with HIV and link them to care. (2) Link and retain persons diagnosed in health care to maximize viral suppression and prevent further transmission. (3) Facilitate access to Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for high risk persons to keep them HIV negative. The Task Force has been established in support of Governor Cuomo's three-point plan to decrease new HIV infections. The Task Force will provide expert advice on implementation and monitoring strategies, focusing on New York State's highly successful existing HIV prevention and care efforts. Member of the Task Force will address areas of prevention, policy, access to care, surveillance, messaging and biomedical advances via four committees: (1)Prevention, (2)Care, (3) Data, and (4)Housing and supportive services. This initiative will maximize the availability of life-saving, transmission-interrupting treatment for HIV, saving lives and improving the health of New Yorkers. None
December 15, 2014 Ending the Epidemic Task Force On June 29, 2014 Governor Andrew M. Cuomo made an important announcement, in which he detailed a three-point plan to 'Bend the Curve' and move us closer to the end of the AIDS epidemic in New York State. The goal is to reduce the number of new HIV infections to just 750 by 2020. The three-point plan includes: (1) Identify persons with HIV and link them to care. (2) Link and retain persons diagnosed in health care to maximize viral suppression and prevent further transmission. (3) Facilitate access to Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for high risk persons to keep them HIV negative. The Task Force has been established in support of Governor Cuomo's three-point plan to decrease new HIV infections. The Task Force will provide expert advice on implementation and monitoring strategies, focusing on New York State's highly successful existing HIV prevention and care efforts. Member of the Task Force will address areas of prevention, policy, access to care, surveillance, messaging and biomedical advances via four committees: (1) Prevention, (2) Care, (3) Data, and (4) Housing and supportive services. This initiative will maximize the availability of life-saving, transmission-interrupting treatment for HIV, saving lives and improving the health of New Yorkers. None
November 18, 2014 Ending the Epidemic Task Force On June 29, 2014 Governor Andrew M. Cuomo made an important announcement, in which he detailed a three-point plan to 'Bend the Curve' and move us closer to the end of the AIDS epidemic in New York State. The goal is to reduce the number of new HIV infections to just 750 by 2020. The three-point plan includes: (1) Identify persons with HIV and link them to care. (2) Link and retain persons diagnosed in health care to maximize viral suppression and prevent further transmission. (3) Facilitate access to Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for high risk persons to keep them HIV negative. The Task Force has been established in support of Governor Cuomo's three-point plan to decrease new HIV infections. The Task Force will provide expert advice on implementation and monitoring strategies, focusing on New York State's highly successful existing HIV prevention and care efforts. Member of the Task Force will address areas of prevention, policy, access to care, surveillance, messaging and biomedical advances via four committees: (1) Prevention, (2) Care, (3) Data, and (4) Housing and supportive services. This initiative will maximize the availability of life-saving, transmission-interrupting treatment for HIV, saving lives and improving the health of New Yorkers. None
October 14, 2014 End the Epidemic Task Force The Governor's task force will meet on five occasions beginning on October 14. None
December 13, 2011 Medicaid Redesign Team Meeting The New York State Medicaid Redesign Team, created by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to conduct a comprehensive examination of New York's Medicaid program, and uncover ways to save money and improve quality within the Medicaid program. None
November 1, 2011 Medicaid Redesign Team Meeting The New York State Medicaid Redesign Team, created by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to conduct a comprehensive examination of New York's Medicaid program, and uncover ways to save money and improve quality within the Medicaid program. None
October 5, 2011 Medicaid Redesign Team Meeting The New York State Medicaid Redesign Team, created by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to conduct a comprehensive examination of New York's Medicaid program, and uncover ways to save money and improve quality within the Medicaid program. None
February 24, 2011 Medicaid Redesign Team Meeting The New York State Medicaid Redesign Team, created by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to conduct a comprehensive examination of New York's Medicaid program, and uncover ways to save money and improve quality within the Medicaid program. None
February 9, 2011 Medicaid Redesign Team Meeting The New York State Medicaid Redesign Team, created by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to conduct a comprehensive examination of New York's Medicaid program, and uncover ways to save money and improve quality within the Medicaid program. None

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