News Updates Archive

Please join CDPAANYS and Bruce Darling of the Center for Disability Rights for a webinar on July 7, 2016 at 1:00 PM EST. Click here to register for the webinar. New York has received approval for a new State Plan Amendment adopting Community First Choice (CFC). CFC is different in the fact that it is […]

  MARKETING OPPORTUNITIES FOR VENDORS AND SPONSORS Sponsoring CDPAANYS’ Annual Conference is a unique opportunity to showcase what your business offers to a diverse audience from all areas of New York. Our 14th Annual Conference will be held October 27 & 28, 2016, at the Hilton Garden Inn in Troy, New York. If you are […]

CDPAANYS has prepared an info brief on the first year cost of the minimum wage increase. The brief details that the minimum wage increase will result in approximately $9.3 million in costs for Consumer Directed Personal Assistance in the 2016-17 fiscal year. The minimum wage increase during this period will consist of December 31, 2016 – […]

For immediate release For more information: Laura Cardwell 518-813-9537 Assembly Names CDPAANYS Executive Director as Recipient of This Year’s Dr. Henry Viscardi, Jr. Advocacy Award The Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Association of New York State (CDPAANYS) would like to congratulate its Executive Director, Bryan O’Malley, for being named this year’s recipient of the Dr. Henry Viscardi, […]

  SAVE THE DATE!  The 14th Annual CDPAANYS Conference will be October 27 & 28, 2016 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Troy. Early Bird Registration will go live July 1. Register early for the best rates. Not a member? Click here to join as a Provider Member and save on registration! This year’s conference […]

FLSA and Consumers’ Obligations

Posted April 13, 2016 By Bryan_CDP

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) has been in place for a six months, effective today. We still do not know a lot about what its impact on CDPA will be. But, it is worthwhile looking at what we do know and examining the obligations the rule puts not just on fiscal intermediaries, but on […]

**UPDATE** On March 23, 2016, the Department of Health released guidance stating that: Effective April 1, 2016, and in accordance with Chapter 511 of the laws of 2015, changes will go into effect that modify who can work as a CDPAP personal assistant for an eligible participant.  The purpose of these changes is to permit parents of […]

For immediate Release Contact: Bryan O’Malley, 518-813-9537   Jennifer Burner Barden, 646-676-4486 Unprecedented coalition supports minimum wage, calls for State funding An unprecedented group of health, behavioral health, developmental disability providers, in addition to human services agencies throughout the state, today called on the Legislature to use recently identified additional revenues to help pay for […]

***MEDIA ADVISORY*** For immediate release Contact:       Bryan O’Malley – 518-813-9537 Unprecedented group of health and human service providers to call on State to fund minimum wage increase An unprecedented group of health, behavioral health, and developmental disability providers, in addition to human services agencies throughout the state, will gather to call on the Legislature to […]