Final VBP Roadmap Approval Letter from CMS

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State Demonstrations Group

July 6, 2018

Donna Frescatore
Office of Health Insurance Programs
New York State Department of Health
Empire State Plaza
Corning Tower (OCP – 1211)
Albany, NY 12237

Dear Ms. Frescatore:

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has completed its review of the annual update (Year 3) of the Value Based Payment (VBP) Roadmap update for New York´s section 1115(a) demonstration (Project No. 11–W–00304/0), titled "Medicaid Redesign Team" (MRT). We have determined that the submission dated December 8, 2017 meets the requirements set forth in the Special Terms and Conditions and, therefore, hereby approve the MRT´s VBP Roadmap.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact your project officer, Mr. Adam Goldman. Mr. Goldman can be reached at (410) 786–2242, or at


Angela D. Garner
Division of System Reform Demonstrations

cc: Michael Melendez, Associate Regional Administrator, CMS New York Region
      Nicole McKnight, Program Branch Manager, CMS New York Region
      Maria Tabakov, State Lead, CMS New York Region