DOH Points to DSRIP Best Practices in Latest Helgerson Whiteboard Video

NYAPRS Note: In the latest whiteboard video on DSRIP from the NYS Department of Health, state Medicaid Director Jason Helgerson emphasizes that NY’s DSRIP program is right in the midst of determining whether improved health and reduced cost outcomes will be reached. The video and attachment demonstrates what DOH regards as best practice investments and innovations by the 25 regional Performing Provider System networks. Here’s one example below where NYAPRS member PEOPLe Inc has been a leading force:

Adopt a Regional Approach to Crisis Intervention 3 PPS Mid-Hudson Collaboration – Refuah Community Health Collaborative, Montefiore Hudson Valley Collaborative, WMCHealth

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From: Medicaid Redesign Team Update List [mailto:MRT-L@LISTSERV.HEALTH.STATE.NY.USOn Behalf Of
Sent: Tuesday, October 17, 2017 1:57 PM
Subject: New Whiteboard Video - Best Practices in DSRIP Year 3

Dear MRT Listserv Subscriber:

We are excited to announce another video in our whiteboard series. In the video titled, “Best Practices in DSRIP Year 3,” New York State Medicaid Director, Jason Helgerson, describes best practices currently happening among Performing Provider Systems (PPS) in DSRIP Year 3. Key categories include establishing an innovation fund, adopting best practices with data, addressing social determinates of health, adopting a regional approach to crisis intervention, and mobilizing around high priority community health needs. He also gives a tangible example for each of the best practices.

Attached to this e-mail is a supplemental document that gives additional examples from all 25 PPS, of innovative ways they are changing New York’s healthcare delivery system.

To view the video, click here:

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