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An Alternate Perspective on the 2020-21 Budget

Medicaid consumer advocates reject the Governor’s claims about the current Medicaid budget situation. Instead, Medicaid Matters will be measuring budget discussions based on the following: • The seating of the Medicaid Redesign Team (MRT II) – which is not...

Statement on the Governor’s 2020-21 Budget

Members of the Medicaid Matters New York coalition are deeply disappointed at the Governor’s proposed 2020-2021 budget. Consumer advocates are pleased there seem to be no direct cuts to services or eligibility. However, history has shown a Medicaid Redesign Team...

Comments on NYS’ 1115 Waiver application

Medicaid Matters recently submitted comments on New York State's 1115 Waiver amendment application.  Comments focused on the extension of the Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) program and the expansion of Medicaid Managed Care, including the transition...

MMNY Coordinator comments on “Medicaid Migraine”

Advocates have learned New York State is facing a Medicaid budget deficit.  The issue has been made worse by fiscal tactics employed by the Cuomo administration to stay under the Medicaid spending cap. The Empire Center has uncovered much of what is now known, and it...

Happy Birthday, Medicaid!

Happy Birthday, Medicaid!

On July 30th, Medicaid and Medicare turn 54! Our national partners at Community Catalyst have provided this Year-in-Review to mark the occasion. Want information about Medicaid in New York?  Use our Resources page to learn more!