In support of the initiative, Fee-For-Service (FFS) and Medicaid Managed Care (MMC) have implemented the following: Policy questions regarding Medicaid FFS may be directed to the Office of Health Insurance Programs, Division of Program Development and Management at(518) 473–2160 .
Questions on billing or claims should be directed to the e Med NY call center at 1-800-343-9000.
Announcements will be made via LISTSERV and the program website regarding system availability and deadlines.
Program support will continue to be available by phone at 877-646-5410.
Issuance of the new cards began at the two over-the-counter card issuance sites in New York City and mailed CBIC cards with the new design will begin statewide in late September 2016.
There will be no mass replacement of existing cards as a result of the new card design.The New York State Common Benefit Identification Card (CBIC) has been redesigned with a new look!Effective August 1, 2016, the new Common Benefit Identification Card (CBIC) is available to Medicaid consumers who do not already have a card or need to request a replacement card. I work at a relatively small community college that has a gym, locker rooms and workout classes.I routinely see my colleagues and students using the facility and I have started to use it, as well.Could you share guidelines for changing or showering in front of students/colleagues, appropriate gym attire, and workout activities to avoid?The women’s locker room has individual showers, but the men’s locker room only has a communal shower.The New York Medicaid EHR Incentive Program Administrative Support Service (MEIPASS) is currently closed due to important maintenance being performed on the system for meaningful use attestations for payment year 2015 and beyond.It is anticipated that MEIPASS will reopen in early fourth quarter of calendar year 2016.On August 23, 2016, the New York Medicaid EHR Incentive Program Support Team held a Town Hall meeting to provide important updates regarding the availability of MEIPASS, changes of the system, and preparations necessary to attest.This presentation was recorded and will be released to the public at a later date.