The New York Makes Work Pay (NYMWP) initiative is a comprehensive employment systems Medicaid Infrastructure Grant (MIG) sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) of the Office of Mental Health (OMH) and the management partnering organizations:
- New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH)
- Burton Blatt Institute (BBI)
- Employment & Disability Institute at Cornell University (EDI)
The primary purpose of the New York Makes Work Pay (NYMWP) initiative is to work collaboratively with the Employment Subcommittee of the Most Integrated Settings Coordinating Council to develop and implement a five-year strategic plan to create pathways and remove obstacles to employment for New Yorkers with disabilities.
- New York Makes WorkPay – What It Is & What It Means to You!
- Brief Summary of New York State’s New Medicaid Infrastructure Grant
- Goal 1: Address Policy and Practices Barriers to Employment
- Goal 2: Partnership Building
- Goal 3: Increase Workplace Demand for People with Disabilities
- Goal 4: Work Center Transformation
- Goal 5: Entrepreneurship
- Goal 6: Access to Work Incentives and Asset Accumulation
- Goal 7: Improving Transitions to Employment for Youths and Young Adults with Disabilities
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For More Information
As part of the ongoing efforts to support the employment of people with disabilities in New York State, New York Makes Work Pay offers free Work Incentives Information Network (WIIN) Seminars. These seminars are a great way to learn more about how to use the various work incentives from national experts free of charge.
New York Makes Work Pay (NYMWP) is a Comprehensive Employment System Medicaid Infrastructure Grant (#1QACMS030318) from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to the Office of Mental Health (OMH) on behalf of New York State. It is a joint effort of the Burton Blatt Institute at Syracuse University (BBI) and the Employment and Disability Institute at Cornell University (EDI) with the collaborative support of the Employment Committee of the New York State Most Integrated Setting Coordinating Council (MISCC).
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