CMS Letter of Completeness

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Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
7500 Security Boulevard, Mail Stop S2-25-26
Baltimore, Maryland 21244-1850

January 4, 2023

Amir Bassiri
Medicaid Director, Deputy Commissioner
New York Department of Health
Empire State Plaza, Corning Tower, Room 1466
Albany, NY 12237

Dear Mr. Bassiri:

Thank you for your request for an amendment to the New York section 1115 demonstration titled “New York Medicaid Redesign Team” (Project Number 11-W-00114/2), received on December 21, 2022. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) reviewed the new components proposed through the amendment in accordance with 42 CFR 431.412(a) and find the state's application to be complete.

New York's amendment application will be posted on for a 30-day federal comment period in accordance with 42 CFR 431.416(b). The state's application will be available here.

We look forward to working with you and your staff on the review of this demonstration amendment. If you have any questions, please contact your CMS project officer, Mr. Jonathan Morancy, at


Angela D. Garner
Division of System Reform Demonstrations

cc: Melvina Harrison, State Lead, Medicaid and CHIP Operations Group