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The Winds of Change: The Evolving Long Term Care Environment

Originally presented on October 26, 2015

Margaret Willard

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

This webinar will increase the awareness of the availability of long term care services in New York State for discharge planners and other professionals involved in the discharge planning process.  An overview of the changes occurring in long term care will be discussed. The webinar will cover the managed long term care (MLTC) options currently available, who is eligible for the MLTC program, what services are offered in each plan type, and how the services are delivered. Participants will learn about the four managed long term care products and the value of the delivery system.  In addition, participants will learn what resources are available to educate individuals and their families upon discharge.

After viewing this webinar participants will be able to:

  • List the four managed long term care products currently available in NYS;
  • Recognize the difference between a partial MLTC Plan and a Fully Integrated Duals Advantage (FIDA) Plan;
  • Define the program model of care in the managed care delivery system; and
  • Identify NY Medicaid Choice as a resource to help educate consumers on managed care services.

Continuing Education Credits/Contact Hours for this activity expired on October 31, 2018.