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151 Links Digest February 2019

Families of children with disabilities and/or special health care needs often have added expenses related to the care of their children. Here are some ways to help ease the financial burdens that families face.

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150 Links Digest January 2019

It is important that caregivers of those with disabilities have appropriate resources when working with Care Coordination Organizations/Health Homes (CCO/HH). This month's edition gives the reader the policy mandates that CCO/HH's have to follow and the methods of establishing data to determine whether an organization is bringing "value" to its members.

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149 Links Digest December 2018

It is open enrollment season for most health insurance markets, including those plans purchased through the NY State of Health Insurance Marketplace. This is the time of year when you can purchase health insurance and/or make changes to existing policies In this month's edition of Links Digest you will learn what questions you should ask when trying to select a health insurance plan that will best meet your needs. Please note that there are important dates for the NY State of Health Insurance Marketplace listed below.

Also, learn about the Developmental Disabilities Profile (DDP-2) and the role it plays in determining OPWDD services for an individual.   

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148 Links Digest November 2018

This months edition focuses on the NY State of Health Insurance Marketplace and dates for obtaining insurance. It is vitally important for consumers to know that the NYS marketplace is once again open longer than the Federal marketplace in order to ensure that consumers and small business owners have adequate time to weigh options and select plans for 2019. Please see document for specific dates regarding coverage. Also included in this edition is information on Life Plans and Health Homes under OPWDD.

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