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Our 2024 Advocacy Priorities

Victories in 2023-2024 Budget

Extended (Delayed) SBHC's Carved-Out Medicaid Managed Care

  •  The final Article VII Health and Mental Hygiene budget bill, provides that services provided in SBHCs shall not be provided to medical assistance recipients through managed care programs until at least April 1, two thousand twenty-four.
  • While this is a shorter delay than we had hoped for, it provides for another year our advocacy efforts

New York's SBHCs See 10% Medicaid Reimbursement Increase

 
  • SBHCs will see a 10% increase to the reimbursement rate, equivalent to $1.4M, retroactive to April 1st of this year, as part of a larger enacted State Medicaid enhancement package. An informational webinar focused on Medicaid-specific priorities was held this morning and will be made available on the NYS DOH Medicaid Redesign Team (MRT) Budget Information webpage

Interested in advocating for New York’s SBHCs? Use our sbhc-legislator match list to see representative by sbhc address or use the Assembly and Senate buttons below.

NYSBHA's Legislative Center

Find your Assembly Member

Follow the button and input your street address and zip code to find your New York State Assembly Representative.

Visit your Assembly member’s page and locate the  “Contact Me” button on the left to gather the phone numbers, email address, and contact form for your Assembly Member.

Find your Senator

Follow the button and input your street address and zip code to find your New York State Senator.

Click the button “Message Senator” and follow site instructions to create and account and send your Senator a message.

See Our SBHC/Legislator Match List!

Use the link to the right to see NYSBHA’s current sbhc directory and corresponding legislator list to find the right representative.

Click on image above to hear NYSBHA Executive Director, Sarah Murphy, discuss the need to maintain the Medicaid Managed Care carve-out for SBHCs with Capitol Pressroom's David Lombardo.

For any further questions or concerns regarding advocacy, contact us at: nysbha@gmail.com