F-SHRP Final Report Acceptance Letter

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May 24, 2016

Jason Helgerson
Office of Health Insurance Programs
New York State Department of Health
Empire State Plaza
Corning Tower (OCP-1211)
Albany, NY 12237

Dear Mr. Helgerson:

This letter is to inform you that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) approves the revised evaluation of New York´s Federal-State Health Reform Partnership (F-SHRP) for New York´s Partnership Plan section 1115 demonstration (Project No. 11-W-00114/2). The revised evaluation adequately addresses CMS questions regarding the state´s plan for addressing report findings.

Your project officer, Deborah Steinbach, will contact you to facilitate these discussions. Ms. Steinbach can be reached by phone at (410) 786-7404, or by e-mail at Deborah.Steinbach@cms.hhs.gov, should you need to contact her. We look forward to continuing to work with you and your staff on your 1115 demonstration.


Angela D. Garner
Director, Division of System Reform Demonstrations

cc: Michael Melendez, Associate Regional Administrator, CMS Region II New York