Customized Employment Through NEW YORK MAKES WORK PAY

New York

“New York State’s Medicaid Infrastructure Grant (MIG), New York Makes Work Pay (NYMWP) is a statewide initiative intended to dramatically improve the rate of employment among people with disabilities. It is funded by the Center for Medicaid Services for calendar years 2009 and 2010. The goals of New York Makes Work Pay are to: 
    1. Remove barriers to employment and a better economic future; 
    2. Improve cross-agency sustainable, coordinated systems of supports and services; (and)
    3. Engage the business community in collaboration with government and employment service providers to recruit, hire, retain and advance workers with disabilities.”
 
State Policies & Initiatives: 
Medicaid & Employment
Systems: 
  • Department of Mental Health
  • Medicaid Agencies
  • Other
Topics: 
  • Customized Employment
  • Self-Employment
  • Mental Health
Other: 
  • Burton Blatt Institute, Cornell University Employment and Disability Institute
Date Enacted: 
04/01/2010
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