Community First Choice Option (CFCO)

Originally presented on June 27, 2016

Speaker:
Mark Kissinger

Director, Division of Long Term Care, Office of Health Insurance Programs, New York State Department of Health

Discharge planners and other health professionals involved in the discharge planning process will gain knowledge regarding Community First Choice Option, a new Medicaid state plan option that expands and enhances attendant services and supports for individuals in need of community based Long Term Services and Supports.  The webinar will review CFCO eligibility requirements, describe the two service delivery models under CFCO, explore settings in which CFCO services can be provided, and provide an overview of the person-centered plan of care.  The webinar is intended for discharge planners and other professionals involved in the discharge planning process, including but not limited to physicians, nurses, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, health educators and other health professionals working in facility based health settings.

After viewing this webinar participants will be able to:

  • Recognize the core elements of person-centered planning.
  • Identify eligibility requirements for CFCO.
  • Identify the two service delivery models under CFCO.
  • Identify the settings in which CFCO services can be provided.

The planners, moderator, and presenters do not have any financial arrangements or affiliations with any commercial entities whose products, research or services may be discussed in this activity.

No commercial funding has been accepted for this activity.


Continuing Medical Education Credits

The School of Public Health, University at Albany is accredited by the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The School of Public Health, University at Albany designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Medical Education Credits are offered until June 30, 2019.


Continuing Nurse Education Contact Hours

The University at Albany School of Public Health is an Approved Provider of continuing nurse education by the Northeast Multi-State Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This offering is approved for 1 nursing contact hour(s).

Nursing Contact Hours are offered until February 28, 2019.


Certified Health Education Specialist Contact Hours

Sponsored by the School of Public Health, University and Albany, SUNY, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 1.0 total Category I contact education contact hours. Maximum advanced-level continuing education contact hours available are 0.

Continuing Education Contact Hours are offered until June 30, 2019. 


Social Work

University at Albany, School of Social Welfare, Social Work Continuing Education Program is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board of Social Workers as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Social Workers - #0011

This offering is approved for 1 social work self-study continuing education hour.

Social Work continuing education hours are offered until December 31, 2017.