Provider Membership

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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.

Effective pending authorization of fiscal intermediaries by the New York State Department of Health, applicants must be authorized by New York State to qualify for Provider Membership.

 Download the 2019 Provider Member 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 program philosophy and consumer independence;
  • Enrollment in our 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.