NYS Publishes New Draft Transition Plan for HCBS Settings

Shelley Wagar Sabo

The Department of Health has published their revised Statewide Transition Plan for HCBS Settings. The document provides a brief overview of the HCBS rule as well as background material about New York State and its waiver programs.  The plan outlines the interagency workgroup and provides an assessment of the State’s framework and existing settings.  The revised plan is in Appendix C of the document.  Members may find the new transition plan on the MRT website at http://www.health.ny.gov/health_care/medicaid/redesign/home_community_based_settings.htm.  Comments must be submitted to the Department, at the following email address OLTCDHCBS@nyhealth.gov,  no later than March 3, 2015.


Shelley Wager Sabo

Executive Director

New York State Center for Assisted Living

33 Elk Street, Suite 300

Albany, NY 12207

p. 518-462-4800, ext. 17

c. 518-703-1089

f. 518-426-4051

e. ssabo@nyscal.org