October 20, 2020
The information (below) impacts NYS Council members that operate FQHCs, as well as our hospital-based members.
Dear MRT Listserv Subscriber:
On Monday, October 19, 2020, the New York State Department of Health (NYS DOH) hosted a public webinar regarding the Medicaid Redesign Team (MRT) II State Fiscal Year (SFY) 2020-21 budget initiative to transition the Medicaid Pharmacy benefit from Managed Care to the Fee-For-Service (FFS) program. The presentation is now available on the NYS DOH webpage at: https://health.ny.gov/health_care/medicaid/redesign/mrt2/pharmacy_carve_out/docs/2020-10-19_carve_out_ffs.pdf.
Further information and resources regarding the transition of the Medicaid pharmacy benefit from Managed Care to FFS is available on the following NYS DOH webpage dedicated to the pharmacy carve-out: https://health.ny.gov/health_care/medicaid/redesign/mrt2/pharmacy_carve_out/