Press

Read news stories and press releases relating to the DSRIP initiative.

March 6, 2016

Hospitals' New Front in Addiction Fight (PDF excerpted from Newsday)

March 5, 2016

Substance Use and Abuse Added to Emergence Room Screening (Newsday subscriber login required)

August 12, 2015

Stony Brook hires Geisinger care management spinoff (Crain's subscriber login required)

June 29, 2015

Governor Cuomo Announces Medicaid Redesign Efforts Saving Taxpayers Billons

June 25, 2015

Incentive program aims to improve health care for low-income patients (Newsday subscriber login required)

May 7, 2015

Stony Brook University Hospital-led Suffolk Care Collaborative Launches New Website


May 7, 2015

A Multi-Billion-Dollar Pot of Gold to Reshape NY Health Care


March 12, 2015

On Thursday, March 12th, Health and Human Services Secretary, Sylvia Burwell, applauded the New York State’s Medicaid program in leading the way for the nation to shift towards value based payment. A value-based model reimburses providers through payments based on improved patient care, as opposed to the number of visits or procedures performed. To view NY1’s Erin Billups report, click here


January 18, 2015

Big Money Big Risks
Hospitals keyplayers in $6.4Bstatewide effort to transform care
Nassau University Medical Center and Stony Brook University Hospital expect to hear news within the next few months that could mean hundreds of millions of dollars for Long Island and fundamentally change how they and scores of other local health care organizations do business. To read more, click here.


January 17, 2015

2 Long Island hospitals at forefront of $6.4B statewide effort to transform health care


January 2015

In January, Secretary Burwell announced the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) goal to tie 85 percent of all traditional Medicare payments to health outcomes by 2016, and 90 percent by 2018. The NYSDOH’s plan for Medicaid reimbursement is similar, with a goal of shifting payment from fee-for-service to value based for at least 90 percent of provider payments in five years. For more information on NYS’s Medicaid payment reform, click here.

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