New York’s Consumer-Directed Personal Assistance Program (CDPAP) has enrolled, in its nearly three decades of operation, around 10,000 patients into personalized care programs, generating significant benefits for such individuals and reducing costs typically associated with such services. Over this period, the program has witnessed significant expansion, eligible to almost anyone… Read more

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What Is FIDA? FIDA stands for Fully Integrated Duals Advantages. It is a program that combines Medicare and Medicaid services together with Long-Term Management Care (MLTC) services to create one large, cohesive plan. The aim of FIDA is to organize and improve the coordination and quality of both Medicare and Medicaid services while still allowing… Read more

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Managed Long Term Care, or MLTC, is a plan that arranges long term services for homebound chronically ill or disabled people, and is covered by the New York Medicaid Program. 1) The New York State Department of Health reviews, approves, and lists all MLTC insurance plans in New York. 2) There are three types of… Read more

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Managed Care is a term that is used to describe a health insurance plan or health care system that coordinates the provision, quality and cost of care for its enrolled members. In general, when you enroll in a managed care plan, you select a regular doctor, called a primary care practitioner (PCP), who will be responsible… Read more

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Managed Long Term Care (MLTC) is a system that streamlines the delivery of long term services to people who are chronically ill or disabled and who wish to stay in their homes and communities. These services, such as home care, social day care or adult day care, are provided through managed long term care plans… Read more

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