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Despite constant scrutiny and contention, Governor Andrew Cuomo is moving forward with his goal of enrolling thousands of home-bound elderly, disabled and frail Medicaid patients into managed care plans. Beginning in 2012, Medicaid recipients who require more than 120 days of home health care will be automatically enrolled in a managed care plan that will charge the state monthly premiums for each beneficiary, as well as assume the costs of a care options outside of acute hospital treatment.
The New York Assembly has passed a law establishing the state’s health insurance exchange. The New York Benefit Exchanges is expected to pass the Senate in the coming weeks.
In New York, legislation has been filed in the senate that will establish a blueprint for the development and implementation of the Health Insurance Exchange in the state, as mandated by the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
New York Resources
The Legacy Foundation’s 2010 fact sheet on New York’s tobacco usage and state laws.
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