Blueprint Application

On October 26, 2012, New York submitted its Blueprint application to HHS for approval to operate a state-based health benefit exchange. NYS submitted a Declaration Letter on July 9, 2012 and an updated Declaration letter on November 14.  On December 14, 2012, New York received conditional approval from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to operate a state-based Exchange. 

Any updates or changes made to submitted Blueprint application documents prior to the August 2013 Operational Readiness Review/Implementation Review can be tracked here

Section 1.0: Legal Authority and Governance

Section 2.0:  Consumers and Stakeholders

Section 3.0:  Eligibility and Enrollment

Section 4:  Plan Management

Section 5.0: Risk Adjustment and Reinsurance

Section 6.0:  SHOP

Section 7.1: Organization Charts and Hiring Strategy

Section 8.0:  Finance and Accounting

Section 9.0:  Technology

Section 11.0:  Oversight and Management



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