Most Shared

Weather Alert

Flood Warning & High Wind Watch

Flood warning now in effect for Wyoming, & Genesee Counties through late Monday. Snowfall from early this week combined with rainfall and warmer temperatures will result in flooding issues over the next 48 hours.

High Wind Watch in effect Monday November 24 for Monroe, Orleans, Genesee, & Wyoming Counties. Winds Gusts may exceed 50 mph.

WHAM13 - Search Results

The following is an archived video story. The text content of that video story is available below for reference. The original video has been deleted and is no longer available.

NY gets final terms for $8B Medicaid waiver

Albany, N.Y. (AP) -- New York and federal officials report final agreement allowing the state to reinvest $8 billion in Medicaid savings to support hospital overhauls and expand primary medical care over the next five years.

The goal of the Medicaid waiver is to reduce avoidable hospital use by 25 percent while helping financially struggling hospitals shift to more primary and outpatient care.

The Department of Health and Human Services says New York will have to meet ongoing milestones for funding.

It includes $500 million for interim subsidies and $6.42 billion as incentives for overhauls.
Another $1.08 billion is for Medicaid improvements like "health homes" for complicated patients as well as long-term and behavioral care.

More than 5 million of New York's 19 million people are enrolled in state and federally funded Medicaid.

 
Advertise with us!

Contests

Washington Times