Testimony from January 30, 2013 Budget Hearing – Health & Medicaid

January 31, 2013

PDF icon New York State Department of Health – Dr. Nirav Shah, Commissioner PDF icon Medicaid Inspector General – James C. Cox PDF icon HANYS – Daniel Sisto, President PDF icon Greater New York Hospital Association – Kenneth E. Raske, President PDF icon NYS Health Facilities Association – Richard Herrick, President & CEO; Stephen Hans, Vice President, Government Affairs PDF icon NY Association of Healthcare Providers – Christine Johnston, President PDF icon Community Health Care Association of NYS – Beverly Grossman, Director of Policy PDF icon Leading Age NY – James Clyne, President PDF icon Home care Association – Joanne Cunningham, President PDF icon NYS Managed Long Term Care & Pace Coalition – James Lytle; Anthony Fiori PDF icon Association for Community living – Anthony Lasicki, Executive Director PDF icon Medical Society of New York – Elizabeth Dears, Senior Vice President PDF icon NYS Nurses Association – Gwen Lancaster, RN, NYSNA Board of Directors PDF icon Pharmacist Society of New York State – Craig Burridge, Executive Director PDF icon Coalition of Public Health plans – Pat Wang, President & CEO PDF icon Consumer Directed Personal Assistance – Anthony Caputo, President PDF icon Nurse-Family Partnerships - Renee Nogales, Program Developer PDF icon Nurse-Family Partnerships - Timmy Currier, Co-Chair, Fight Crime PDF icon NY Association of County Health Officials – Marie Ostoyich, President PDF icon AARP – Derrick Holmes, Volunteer Leader Capital District; Lindsey Etringer, AARP Coordinator for Advocacy PDF icon Alzheimer’s Association – Cathy James, CEO; Elaine Sproat, President PDF icon American Cancer Society Action Now Network – Blair Horner, Vice President for Advocacy in NY & NJ PDF icon Cerebral Palsy Associations of NYS – Barbara Crosier, Vice President, Government Affairs PDF icon American Heart Association – Julienne Hart, Director, NYS Government Relations PDF icon NY Chiropractic Council – Dr. Bryan Ludwig, District President PDF icon Agencies for Children’s Therapy Services – Steven Sanders, Executive Director PDF icon NYS Area Health Education Center System – Kathleen Callan, Assistant Director PDF icon United NY Ambulance Network – Tim Egan, Chair-Elect of UNYAM PDF icon The Association of Medical Schools of New York – Jo Wiederhorn, President &r 33- Family Planning Advocates – Tracey Brooks, CEO PDF icon NYS Coalition Against Sexual Assault – Joanne Zannoni, Executive Director PDF icon Family Planning Advocates – Tracey Brooks, CEO PDF icon Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy – kate Breslin, President & CEO PDF icon Empire Justice Center – Cath Roberts, Senior Paralegal; Trilby deJung, Sr. Health Attorney PDF icon United New York Early Intervention Providers and Parents as Partners (UNYEIP) – Leslie Grubler, MA, Founding Director PDF icon Iroquois Healthcare - Gary Fitzgerald, President PDF icon Written Only - New York Health Plan Association PDF icon Written Only - Western NY Comprehensive Care Center for Eating Disorders – Mary Tantillo PhD PMHCNS-BC FAED, Director PDF icon W.O.North Country Behavioral Health Institute, Inc. – Bud Ziolkowski, Sr. Project Specialist; Barry Brogan, Executive Director PDF icon Written Only - Citizens’ Committee for Children – Pamela Corbett, Policy Assistant PDF icon Written Only - Advocates for Children of New York – Randi Levine, Project Director PDF icon Written Only - Continuing Care Leadership Coalition – Scott Amrhein, President PDF icon Written Only - Supportive Housing Network of New York – Maclain Berhaupt, State Advocacy Director PDF icon Written Only - Empire State Pride Agenda – Jonathan Lang, Director of Government Projects and Community Development PDF icon Written Only - Hepatitis C Awareness - Various Organizations PDF icon Written Only - Vocal NY – Diane Nunez, Community Leader PDF icon Written Only - High Peaks for Catskill Mountainkeeper – Kathleen Nolan, MD, MSL, Regional Director for the High Peaks PDF icon Written Only - Chain Pharmacy Association of NYS PDF icon Written Only - Rose F. Kennedy University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities – Dr. Robert Marion, Director PDF icon Written Only - Maternity and Early Childhood Foundation – Joy Griffith, Executive Director PDF icon Written Only - The Constantine Institute, Inc. PDF icon Written Only - Gay Men’s Health Crisis (GMHC) – Robert Valdez, Policy Analyst PDF icon Written Only - Regional HIV/AIDS Community Service Programs Association – Ronald T. Silverio, President PDF icon Written Only -The League of Women Voters of New York State PDF icon Written Only - Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty – Sarah Felsenthal PDF icon Written Only - Center for Disability Rights, Inc. PDF icon Written Only - Health Care for All New York (HCFANY) - Elisabeth Benajmin, MSPH, JD