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Tribal Efforts Safeguard $2.7m Family Support Program

 

Efforts by the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe to protect nearly $2.7 Million in Medicaid funding for its Family Support program were successful. Pictured are 11 adult clients of the Family Support Program who received special recognition during Disabilities Awareness Day held at Generations Park on August 19, 2016. They include Mike Montour, Kevin Montour, Darryl Ransom, Chris Herne, Arthur Herne, Frank "Dexter" Herne, Michael Kelley, Kevin Wheeler, Steven Jacobs; and teen clients Sierra Francis and Tim Rourke. Joining them are Executive Director Tsiorasa Barreiro and Assistant Directors Starr Thomas and Gloria Herne.

AKWESASNE - In 2011, the State of New York launched a major effort to redesign the Medicaid Program to curb spending and centralize their care system through a partnership between the New York State Department of Health (DOH) and the New York Stat...



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