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Update on Changes to CDPAP

New York State’s final budget passed on April 20th, 2024. The budget included significant changes to how fiscal intermediary services will be provided. 

As soon as October 1, 2024, New York State will implement a single statewide fiscal intermediary to run the program for the entire state. This means all existing fiscal intermediaries must close by April 1, 2025.

There is no guidance or policy from the Department of Health on how this will work.

Click here to learn more about these changes.

The final budget will:

  • Replace the current provider system with a single fiscal intermediary;
  • Require nearly all fiscal intermediaries to cease operations by April 1, 2025.
  • Allow the Department of Health to require health/safety requirements for training of personal assistants in CDPA, including vaccines.

If you would like more information about these proposals, as well as information on how to get involved and keep legislators informed about how the decisions they make will affect you and your use of the program, our sister organization Consumer Directed Action of New York (CDANY) works to help consumers, PAs, FIs, and other allies bring your voice directly to your elected officials.

Visit CDANY’s site to get more involved in advocacy and influencing the budget process.

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