Voluntary Foster Care Agencies (VFCAs) must be licensed for the provision of limited health-related services to contract and bill Medicaid Managed Care Plans and comply with Corporate Practice of Medicine standards. To be licensed as a VFCA Health Facility, the foster care agency must apply to the NYS Office of Children and Family Services and the NYS Department of Health and include limited health-related services to be provided, the location and physical description of the physical plant, and other required information.
29-I Health Facilities will begin operating in July 2021.
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Suicide Crisis Hotline
1-800-273-TALK (8255) Toll Free
Child Abuse & Maltreatment Hotline
1-800-342-3720, Toll Free
1-800-342-3720, NY Relay
Vulnerable Persons Central Register (VPCR) Hotline
1-855-373-2122 Toll Free
Become a Family Peer Advocate (FPA)
1-888-326-8644 Toll Free
Growing Up Healthy Hotline
1-800-522-5006 Toll Free
Medicaid Health Homes
1 (718) 557-1399
1-800-505-5678 Toll Free
1-877-87 FRAUD (8737) Toll Free
1(888) 692-6116 Toll Free
1-800-541-2831 Toll Free
1-800-342-9871 Toll Free
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Information regarding the discrimination against people with physical/mental disabilities, as well as information on protective services.
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