Care Agencies Working Together to Help People with Disabilities

The Utica-based nonprofit LIFEPlan CCO NY was launched in July to coordinate holistic care for people with developmental disabilities. It’s now signed a memorandum of understanding with two other regional care coordination organizations to form a partnership that will help the agencies, officials say, create better care for the people they serve. The partnership comes Read More »

LIFEPlan CCO Introduces the Member and Family Advisory Council

 Six regional volunteer boards will connect, inform and offer training for its intellectual and developmental disability community. November 30, 2018 -  Today, LIFEPlan CCO announced the launch of its Member and Family Advisory Council (MFAC), created to address the ongoing interests and needs of individuals receiving disability services. Six regional Advisory Councils, comprised of 8-10 Read More »

Partnership Created to Improve Care for People with Developmental Disabilities

Three organizations have joined forces to lead the transformation of health care and other services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities across New York State. The three entities – Advance Care Alliance, LIFEPlan, and Person Centered Services – currently coordinate care for approximately 65,000 individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, covering all 62 counties Read More »

Caring for people with developmental disabilities

A new Utica-based nonprofit is helping the state change the way people with developmental disabilities get services. LIFEPlan CCO is one of six care coordination organizations approved across the state with at least two serving every county. Starting July 1, these organizations began coordination of all services for people with developmental disabilities — including disability Read More »

Improved care coordination services available for those with disabilities

Seven approved Care Coordination Organizations (CCOs) will begin providing improved People First Care Coordination to residents of New York with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). This has taken place under the state Department of Health’s Health Home Care Management program in partnership with the Office for People With Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD). LIFEPlan CCO, one of Read More »