Health Home2022-12-30T12:13:42-05:00

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CINQCARE Health Home.

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CINQCARE is a community-based, provider-led, comprehensive care system. As a member of the CINQCARE family, you will continue to get quality care and care coordination services. Importantly, the services and care you receive will not change. With CINQCARE, you also will continue to get the guidance and support you need. Your PHN (Personal Health Navigator) will not change, and they look forward to answering any questions you may have. So, while you will hear the CINQCARE name more, your services will remain the same. You always have a choice in the Health Home partner you use; with CINQCARE, we will remain a champion for you, your care, and your well-being and the #1 Health Home in Western New York.

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Questions for Current Members

More About Health Home2022-06-25T13:06:12-04:00

CINQCARE removes barriers to health by delivering comprehensive care and well-being. We are continuing the best aspects of GBUAHN while growing our offering in New York and across the country.

We aim to provide better care, with no cost to those who qualify.

Who does CINQCARE serve?2022-09-02T18:06:55-04:00

CINQCARE serves everyone, particularly those who reside in predominantly Black and brown communities.

How are my Health Home services affected?2022-06-23T12:35:23-04:00

You will continue to get the same quality care and care coordination services.

Will I keep my same PHN (Personal Health Navigator)?2022-09-05T10:32:08-04:00

Your Health Navigator will not change, and they look forward to answering any questions you may have.

What is the CINQCARE vision?2022-06-23T12:34:10-04:00

Our vision is to empower frontline caregivers to deliver better health, care and well-being to their communities and ultimately, to America.

Who is CINQCARE?2022-09-02T18:08:12-04:00

CINQCARE was founded by Tony Welters, whose mother died when he was 8 years old from a preventable health cause. He founded CINQCARE to deliver health and care to those who need it most – especially Black and brown people – in their homes and communities.

What is the mission of CINQCARE?2022-09-12T18:57:46-04:00

To remove barriers to health by every day delivering care and well-being to those who need it most, with a deep commitment to Black and brown communities.

Questions for Current Members

More About Health Home

CINQCARE removes barriers to health by delivering comprehensive care and well-being. We are growing our offering in New York and across the country and we aim to provide better care, with no cost to those who qualify.

I have more questions, who do I call?2022-06-25T08:52:14-04:00

Please email fill out the form below or email for additional questions.

What are the benefits of Health Home?2022-09-02T18:11:56-04:00
  • General Care (dermatology, family medicine, imaging centers, urgent care, laboratory services, etc.)
  • Specialty Care Services (cardiology, general surgery, neurology, podiatry, etc.)
  • Medical Appointment Assistance
  • Care Management
  • Telehealth
  • Courtesy Transportation
  • Specialty Care Services
  • Wellness and Fitness Center
  • Nutritional Education
  • Language Translation
  • Shuttle Service
What are Home Health services?2022-09-02T18:14:19-04:00
  • Comprehensive Care Management
  • Care Coordination
  • Health Promotion
  • Comprehensive Transitional Care/follow-up
  • Patient & Family Support
  • Referral to the Community & Social Support Services
Who is eligible for a Health Home?2022-06-25T08:51:04-04:00

New York State’s Health Home eligibility criteria are as follows:

  • Medicaid eligible/active Medicaid; and
  • Two (2) or more chronic conditions; or
  • One (1) single qualifying condition of either HIV/AIDS or a Serious Mental Illness (SMI)

Qualifying chronic conditions are defined in the State Plan Amendment as any of those included in the “Major” categories of the 3MTM Clinical Risk Groups (CRGs). A table of qualifying conditions contained in these categories has been compiled and is shown below. Substance use disorders (SUDS) are in the list of qualifying chronic diseases but do not by themselves qualify an individual for Health Home services. Individuals with SUDS must have another chronic condition (chronic medical or mental health) to qualify. A chronic disease in the context of determining eligibility for Health Homes implies a health condition that requires ongoing monitoring and care. The state should not be incidental to the care of the member but have a significant impact on their health and well-being.

In addition to having a qualifying condition, an individual must be appropriate for Health Home services. Individuals who are Medicaid eligible and have active Medicaid and meet diagnostic eligibility criteria may not necessarily be appropriate for Health Home care management. Individuals that meet the eligibility criteria for Health Homes and manage their care effectively do not need the level of care management provided by Health Homes.

An individual must be assessed and found to have significant behavioral, medical, or social risk factors to deem them appropriate for Health Home services. An assessment must be performed for all presumptively eligible individuals to evaluate whether the person has significant risk factors and is suitable for Health Home care management services. Determinants of medical, behavioral, and social risk can include:

  • The probable risk for adverse events (e.g., death, disability, inpatient or nursing home admission);
  • Lack of or inadequate social/family/housing support;
  • Lack of sparse connectivity with the healthcare system;
  • Non-adherence to treatments or medication(s) or difficulty managing medications;
  • The recent release from incarceration or psychiatric hospitalization;
  • Deficits in activities of daily living such as dressing or eating; and
  • Learning or cognition issues.
Why is Home Health important for me?2022-06-29T17:57:27-04:00

You may be invited to join a Health Home if you have many health issues (including mental health), are having problems getting the care you need and are receiving Medicaid (either fee for service or in a health plan). If you are receiving special help (TCM, COBRA, MATS, CIDP), your care may already be changing to a Health Home.

The Health Home care manager will work with you to understand what you need to stay healthy. You may need housing. You may need help getting enough food. You may need transportation. You may have problems getting your medications or taking them. You may use the emergency room a lot or end up in the hospital often. Once the care manager knows what you need, he/she will work with you and the Health Home team to help you get those services and to teach you how to stay healthy.

What is a Health Home?2022-06-25T08:49:18-04:00

A Health Home is a group of health and community agencies that have agreed to work together to help people with many health issues get what they need to keep them healthier and safer in the community.

Each person who joins gets a “care manager.” A care manager will work closely with him/her to get the services he/she needs in his/her community. This service is being paid for through New York State Medicaid.

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Get in touch to find out if CINQCARE will work for you or your family. We will have one of our health navigators contact you directly to start the process of better care, where you live.

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