The MediSked Blog

Welcome! Community Inclusion Campaign

Posted by Ashley Nice on Mon, Aug 29, 2016 @ 05:39 PM

MediSked, LLC would like to extend the warmest #welcome to everyone of all abilities into our community!  As part of the #nysopwdd Community Inclusion campaign, we would like to show our ongoing support of making everyone part of the community and helping "plant the seeds" so that everyone feels welcome.  We encourage everyone to help us in effort to spread awareness.  To learn more about the initiative, please take a few minutes and watch this video  

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Tags: New York, ID/DD News, Home and Community Based Services

OPWDD Updates Person-Centered Planning Regulations for New York

Posted by Elizabeth Chatterton on Thu, Apr 07, 2016 @ 11:00 AM

We have a lot of agency partners in New York, so I wanted to post about the updates and changes OPWDD has made to the requirements for Individualized Service Plan documentation, in accordance with the Person-Centered Planning Process.

Here's what they changed: 

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Tags: New York

Minimum Wage Increases Are Good. Not Funding Them Could Be Disasterous for the I/DD Field.

Posted by Elizabeth Chatterton on Mon, Feb 08, 2016 @ 10:13 AM

Many of our partner agencies in New York State are freaking out - with good reason. Governor  Andrew Cuomo is fighting hard for his proposed $15 minimum wage, which is great. Unfortunately there is a major flaw that threatens the viability of mostly government-funded human service organizations. 

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Tags: New York

We Want You to Have the Best Technology in Place for New York's Move to Managed Care. OPWDD Wants to Fund It.

Posted by Elizabeth Chatterton on Mon, Jan 04, 2016 @ 10:32 AM

New York’s move to Managed Care is happening. And it’s happening fast.

To help agencies accelerate their own transition processes, the Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) has created a one-time $10 million Non-Profit Behavioral Health / Developmental Disability Providers Health Information Technology (BH-DD HIT) Investment Program.

What does that mean exactly?

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Tags: New York, Managed Care