CMS Approves New York 1115 Medicaid Redesign Waiver

By and on March 7, 2024

On January 9, 2024, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) approved the New York State (NY) 1115 Medicaid waiver “Medicaid Redesign Team” (MRT). The MRT is a long-standing waiver in NY that has continuously evolved to improve the administration, structure and financing of the NY Medicaid program; enhance Medicaid beneficiaries’ access to services; and improve health outcomes across the state. The recently approved waiver represents the next step in Medicaid redesign in NY and builds on the previous Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) program.

This article reviews the major initiatives included in the MRT, components of the MRT that were excluded from the approval, implications for stakeholders and more.

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