This new primer focuses on changes related to the federal Affordable Care Act and the State’s Medicaid Redesign Team—particularly as they relate to eligibility, benefits, financing, and administration. It also presents recent data on spending and enrollment, and examines the growth of existing managed care arrangements and the development of new forms of managed care.
A report from the Commonwealth Fund finds nursing homes that used telemedicine to provide after-hours care significantly reduced hospitalization rates for their residents, compared with facilities not using this service.
New York City, like most cities, counts on government, business, and nonprofit organizations to work together to create supportive, safe, and productive environments. In particular, local government and nonprofit agencies often address many of the same social issues, serve the same clients, and, therefore, have reason to support each other in the process.