Resources & Reports
Taking Ownership: The Patient Role in Medicaid By: Empire Center for New York State Policy Priority Areas: Expanding Health Care Coverage Date: December 2012 Type: Resources, Report
This NYSHealth-funded report, issued by the Empire Center for New York State Policy, explores how New York can reduce chronic health conditions and contain health care costs by using incentives to promote healthy behaviors and better preventive care.Download: DOC
New York State Diabetes Prevention Program Materials and Resources By: The Center for Excellence in Aging and Community Wellness Quality and Technical Assistance Center Priority Areas: Improving Diabetes Prevention Date: November 2012 Type: Resources, Fact Sheet, FAQs, Program Description
These materials, developed by the University at Albany Center for Excellence in Aging and Community Wellness Quality and Technical Assistance Center, offer information, resources, and contact information for organizations interested in implementing the New York State Diabetes Prevention Program (NYS DPP).
Improving Population Health Through Integration of Primary Care and Public Health: Providing Access to Physical Activity for Community Health Center Patients By: American Journal of Public Health Priority Areas: Improving Diabetes Prevention, Advancing Primary Care Date: November 2012 Type: Resources, Article
Read an abstract of an American Journal of Public Health article that examines what effect a copay had on the usage of exercise facilities at a YMCA. During routine office visits, providers referred individual patients to the YMCA at no cost to the patient. After two years, the YMCA instituted a $10 per month patient copay for new and previously engaged health center patients.