Amida Care Spearheads New NYC Innovator Accountable Care Organization

when aids was funny in harlemAmida Care, New York’s largest Medicaid Special Needs health Plan (SNP) for people with chronic conditions including HIV/AIDS and behavioral health disorders, is developing a provider-led Innovator Accountable Care Organization (IACO) pilot focused on utilizing Medicaid Redesign to prevent new HIV infections and improve health outcomes for people living with HIV/AIDS from Harlem to Hollis, Queens. Continue Reading →

NY City Council Funds Amida Care’s Consumer Workforce Initiative

CCCADI Gala     New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito   IOU_7934The New York City Council led by Harlem New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito has allocated $200,000 under the End the Epidemic budget to fund Amida Care’s Consumer Workforce Initiative program. Continue Reading →

Cuomo Announces Milestones In Ending the AIDS From Harlem To The Hudson

Andrew_Cuomo_by_Pat_Arnow_croppedOn July 13, New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that New York State is on track to End the AIDS Epidemic (EtE) and reduce the number of new HIV infections from 3,000 per year to fewer than 750 by the end of 2020, according to the latest data released by the New York State Department of Health. Continue Reading →

New Research Findings Reveal Health Benefits For People Living With HIV

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Providing comprehensive, holistic case management to people dealing with multiple comorbid conditions, including HIV, can yield tangible health improvements and long-term cost savings, according to a new study released by Amida Care, a New York City nonprofit health plan, and ACRIA, an HIV/AIDS research organization. Continue Reading →

Special Needs Health Plans Added ToThe NY State

kidsBeginning on January 15, eligible health care consumers will have the ability to select and enroll in a Special Needs Health Plan (SNP) through the New York State of Health (NYSoH) Marketplace, for the first time since the NYSoH was established in 2012. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Driving the Conversation Around PrEP In NYC

prep in lgbtTo drive the public conversation around PrEP, Amida Care, Callen-Lorde, and The LGBT Community Center (The Center) hosted a community event and concurrent webinar titled “Get Schooled on PrEP: Know the ABCs.” Continue Reading →

Mayor Dinkins Honored With Leadership Award

Former New York City Mayor and Harlem fave David Dinkins, Doug Wirth, President and CEO of Amida Care, New York’s largest Medicaid Special Needs Health Plan (SNP), received the Health Care Leadership Award from the Acacia Network, Inc. at its 45th Annual Gala on October 15 in midtown Manhattan. Continue Reading →

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