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2016 Budget and Legislative Agenda

CDPAANYS 2016 Budget and Legislative Agenda Consumer Directed Personal Assistance (CDPA) is a rapidly growing and integral part of the community based long term supports and services system, different from traditional community-based long term services in that it gives primary control of the everyday operation of the service to the consumer instead of an agency.  […]

CDPAANYS and CDR Letter to Paul Francis Re: Overtime Funding Cuts

Dear Deputy Secretary Francis, On Monday, November 9, the New York State Department of Health Office of Health Insurance Program, Division of Long Term Care, issued a policy stating that all home care service providers will receive a $0.34 per hour adjustment to their rates to offset overtime costs associated with changes to the Fair […]

CDPAANYS SFY 2015-16 Budget Analysis

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We are looking forward to seeing YOU at Lobby Day

It is snowing outside. A lot. But that is not stopping us as we prepare for another GREAT Lobby Day. As we work with NYAIL, we are expecting hundreds of people from across the state to come to Albany. You will all be here for one thing – to make CDPA better. We are finalizing […]

2015 LOBBY DAY AGENDA – THE ISSUES PROTECT CONSUMER-DIRECTED THROUGH ADEQUATE FUNDING Consumer directed personal assistance offers independence, empowerment and high-quality services all at a substantial savings to the State over traditional agency-based care. Reimbursement rates that have not been increased in years, and in some instances have been cut, have not meant that the […]