Become A Member – Join CDPAANYS!

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CDPAANYS is the only statewide association with Consumer Directed Personal Assistance and the expansion & advancement of self-direction as its sole focus. CDPAANYS is a proud member of the following coalitions and organizations:

  • Medicaid Matters of New York
  • New York Council of Nonprofits
  • Coalition to Protect the Rights of New York’s Dually Eligible
  • $15 And Funding Coalition
  • The New York State Department of Health’s Nursing Home Transition and Diversion/Traumatic Brain Injury Waiver Transition Workgroup

Members of CDPAANYS’ Board of Directors serve on:

  • The New York State Most Integrated Coordinating Council (MISCC)
  • The New York State Department of Health’s Long Term Care (Restructuring) Advisory Committee
  • The New York State Department of Health’s Nursing Home Transition and Diversion Waiver’s Advisory Committee;
  • The New York State Department of Health’s Money Follows the Person Waiver Advisory Committee

Click here to view CDPAANYS’ 2015 Annual Report.

Consider joining CDPAANYS today!

Membership Levels:

Provider Member

Eligibility to apply for membership:

Any organization that contracts with a New York State County / authorizing district to provide fiscal intermediary administration for Consumer Directed Personal Assistance is eligible to apply for membership if:

  • The organization allows consumers to recruit, hire, train, supervise and terminate the personal assistants they choose to work with;
  • The organization respects the autonomy of the consumer as an empowered individual who has the authority to direct his/her care.

All applicants are reviewed by the Membership Committee, and a representative of the committee will reach out to the organization to discuss issues considered by the committee that are not on the application.

Benefits:

As a Provider Member of CDPAANYS you will receive:

  • Unparalleled representation and advocacy of the distinct issues affecting CDPA.  CDPAANYS is the only statewide association with Consumer Directed Personal Assistance as its sole focus;
  • Use of the CDPAANYS logo and notation as a member of CDPAANYS on organizational materials – signifying to consumers a commitment to CDPAPs original philosophy and consumer independence;
  • Enrollment in our exclusive Provider Member email listserv;
  • Discounts on CDPAANYS’ sponsored events;
  • An exclusive listing on CDPAANYS’ website Membership Map listing your contact information when someone clicks on a county you serve;
  • Cutting edge legal and peer support of best practices to ensure that your fiscal intermediary is operating efficiently within a check & balance model to mitigate vicarious liability and provide consumers with the most empowerment and autonomy;
  • The potential to serve and the voting rights to select the Board of Directors;
  • Exclusive access to a collection of CDPA related documents including:  law, regulation, fair hearings;
  • Input and a voice regarding CDPA issues and direction;
  • Consumers who utilize CDPA through a Provider Member in good standing become Ex-officio Members.

Click Here to Download the Provider Member Application

Individual Member

Eligibility for membership:

Individuals who are interested in furthering the concept of self direction and Consumer Directed Personal Assistance in New York State.

Benefits:

  • Enrollment in our exclusive Updates and Announcements egroup: get the most up-to-date news and information;
  • Invitation to participate in monthly conference calls with the Executive Director to discuss CDPA current issues and news;
  • Discounts on CDPAANYS’ sponsored events.

Click Here to Download the Individual Membership Form

 

Allied Organization Member

Eligibility to apply for membership:

Any company or Public organization of a professional nature that does not provide Consumer Directed Personal Assistance or home care services, but is interested in working with CDPAANYS to further the development of CDPA.

Benefits:

  • Enrollment in our exclusive Updates and Announcements egroup: get the most up-to-date news and information;
  • Discounts on and an opportunity for presentations at CDPAANYS’ sponsored events.

Click Here to Download the Affiliate Member Application

 


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