New York Money Follows the Person
State Policies & Initiatives:Systems-Change Funding
In January 2007, the federal Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) approved New York´s application to participate in the Money Follows the Person Rebalancing Demonstration Program (MFP). The MFP Demonstration, authorized under the Deficit Reduction Act and extended through the Affordable Care Act, involves transitioning eligible individuals from long-term institutions like nursing facilities and intermediate care facilities into qualified community-based settings. The initiative assists people who want to leave institutional care and receive services in their community of choice. The MFP Rebalancing Demonstration Grant helps states rebalance their Medicaid long-term care systems.
- Medicaid Agencies
- Home and Community Based Services (HCBS)