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A Look At Managed Care

Edward Matthews, CEO of CP of NYS Affiliate Adapt Community Network, formerly UCP of NYC, talks about the organization’s name change and how managed care will affect our field. His remarks were published in the April 25th on-line editions of Crain’s Health Pulse.

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A Hands-Down Hit with Students

Sign language course is popular offering at this college.

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COPA State Budget Update

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the Legislature struck a final deal on the $163.2 billion state budget on April 7. Click on the link below for a final Budget Summary from COPA.

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Please contact your COPA team for further information or questions.

Barbara Crosier
Phone: (518) 436-0178, Ext. 104
E-mail: bcrosier@cpofnys.org
John R Drexelius, Jr.
(716) 316- 7552
E-mail: jrdrexelius@gmail.com

Winifred Schiff
Office – 212-645-6360
E-mail: wini@iacny.org

 

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Federal Judge Says NYS Tried To Subvert Court Order

A federal judge has accused state officials of secretly trying to subvert a landmark court order to improve care for thousands of mentally ill New Yorkers.

 

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Is Waterproof Power Wheelchair A Game Changer?

Most wheelchairs are heavy, run on batteries with lots of electronics involved. They do work well — but only if they stay dry.

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#bFair2DirectCare Thanks Governor, Legislature

#bFair2DirectCare today thanked Governor Andrew Cuomo and the state Legislature for including in the new state budget funding that starts the process of paying a living wage to direct care workers who support New Yorkers with developmental disabilities.

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This Is Not The End, But Merely The Beginning

AccessCNY Executive Director Paul Joslyn says it took a comprehensive campaign to get the ears of Albany to act on the crisis.

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DSPs on Winners List

Direct care workers: Budget sets aside $55 million to raise the salaries of those who work with the disabled.

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