Children's Transition Timeline

Schedule of Key Implementation Dates
New York State Proposed 1115 Waiver Amendment
(Effective Date of Waiver Amendment January 1, 2018)
Effective Date
Children´s 1115 Waiver 
  • Six 1915(c) Children´s Waivers (OMH HCBS Waiver, Bridges to Health (DD, MFC, SED), DOH Care at Home I/II and OPWDD Care at Home) authority transitions to 1115 waiver authority
1/1/18
  • Preparatory activities for aligned service delivery and transition of care coordination for children/families from 1915(c) Children´s Waivers to Health Home (OMH HCBS Waiver, Bridges to Health (DD, MFC, SED), DOH Care at Home I/II and OPWDD Care at Home)
1/1/18 to 7/1/18
  • Complete alignment of Children´s HCBS 1915(c) under 1115 (Level of Care Population)
7/1/18 to 12/31/18
  • Children´s Behavioral Health Benefits Transition to Managed Care and Exemption from Enrollment in Managed care will be Removed for Children in the Six 1915(c) Waivers
7/1/18
  • Foster Care Population to Managed Care
1/1/19
  • Expansion of Children´s HCBS for Community Eligible and Family of One Level of Need Population
1/1/19