MLTC Policy 13.09(a)

  • MLTC Policy 13.09(a): Transition of Semi-Annual Assessment of Members to Uniform Assessment System for New York (PDF, 85KB 1pg.)

Office of Health Insurance Programs

Division of Long Term Care

MLTC Policy 13.09(a): Transition of Semi-Annual Assessment of Members to Uniform Assessment System for New York

Date of Issuance: September 24, 2013


This memo is to remind Plans of MLTC Policy 13.09: Transition of Semi-Annual Assessment of Members to the Uniform Assessment System for New York which indicates that effective October 1, 2013, the Uniform Assessment System for New York (UAS-NY) will replace the Semi- Annual Assessment of Members (SAAM).

As per the statewide implementation plan, Plans must use the UAS-NY for all new members who are scheduled to enroll effective October 1, 2013; the SAAM assessment must not be used for these new enrollees. Additionally, the UAS-NY must be used for all reassessments beginning October 1, 2013.

All SAAM assessments conducted from June 16, 2013 through September 30, 2013 must be submitted to the Department of Health by October 31, 2013 via the regular SAAM submission process.