METROPLUSHEALTH TO PROVIDE HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE AND COMPREHENSIVE CARE MANAGEMENT TO OVER 1,000 NEW YORK CITY YOUTH IN FOSTER CARE

MetroPlusHealth, New York City’s five-star rated health plan, announced today that children and youth placed in foster care under Voluntary Foster Care Agencies (VFCAs) with 29-I licenses will now receive access to quality health care through MetroPlusHealth and other Medicaid Managed Care Plans. VFCAs are licensed to provide critical supports to youth in foster care, including but not limited to nursing support, medication management, skill building, and discharge planning, consultation and supervision, as well as home and community-based services—MetroPlusHealth will now cover those services. Read press release>>

last updated: July 1, 2021

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