Conference Archive

The Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Association of NYS is proud to announce the 2015 recipients of this year’s Constance Laymon Excellence in Leadership Award and Sally Johnston Award for Advocacy! The Constance Laymon Excellence in Leadership Award is given each year to an individual whose leadership has been critical to the success and growth of […]

The Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Association of NYS is proud to announce the recipients of this year’s Constance Laymon Award for Excellence in Leadership and Sally Johnston Award for Advocacy! The Constance Laymon Leadership Award is being given to Richard N. Gottfried, Chair, New York State Assembly Health Committee. Assembly Member Gottfried has played a […]

The Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Association of New York State is excited to announce that Mr. Michael Hancock, the Assistant Administrator for Policy in the United States Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division will present the opening plenary at this year’s conference. Mr. Hancock is an expert on the changes to the companionship rules […]

Register onlineby August 1, 2014, and receive Early Bird discount registration rates.  CDPAANYS’ Annual Conference is New York’s only two-day conference dedicated to statewide issues in consumer directed personal assistance.  Expert-led workshops and panels offer unique learning and networking opportunities for: fiscal intermediaries and provider agencies; managed care and managed long term care plans; social […]

Consumer Directed Personal Assistance (CDPA) is one of the fastest growing parts of the health care system, identified by Governor Cuomo’s Olmstead Plan as the future of community-based long term care.  Primary control of the everyday operation of the service is assumed by the consumer, not an agency.  The consumer is responsible for recruiting, hiring, […]

The 11th Annual CDPAANYS Conference on October 9-10, 2013 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Troy was a huge success, entirely thanks to support from our sponsors, exhibitors, breakout presenters and experts, and conference registrants. A selection of photos from the conference have been posted on our Facebook page.  Click here to view the album! […]

Conference Less Than ONE WEEK Away

Posted October 3, 2013 By Laura

This time next week, you’ll either be returning to your office from two great days at CDPAANYS 11th Annual Conference, or you will be hearing about it and saying to yourself, “I should have gone.” The Conference, titled “Under New Management: Realizing the Potential of Managed Care”, will focus on a number of the changes […]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information: Bryan O’Malley 518-495-2181 (cell) |  518-813-9537 (work) Advocacy group for people with disabilities and seniors to honor Department of Health ALBANY – The Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Association of New York State (CDPAANYS) announced today that it would be honoring the New York State Department of Health (DOH), particularly […]

CDPAANYS is excited to announce that a special Annual Conference value package for managed care and managed long-term care plans has been created.  This package includes exhibitor, program advertising, consumer scholarship, conference registration, and Affiliate Membership fees at a discount.  Please click here for further details on the Managed Care Value Package. To sign up […]