What’s New

Dr. Danielle Laraque’s September 2013 Letter

Read Dr. Laraque’s AAP News profile (Reprinted with permission of AAP News)

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry for Primary Care
Integrating the Relationship Between Pediatric Primary Care and Child Psychiatry
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2012 Training Schedule
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CDC STD Treatment Guidelines

Oral Cephalosporins No Longer Recommended for Treatment of Gonococcal Infections in the United States

From the Committees on Children with Disabilities, NY2 and NY3:

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Having Problems Getting Medicaid Managed Care Prescriptions Filled?  Read on to get help from the NYSDOH!
Each Medicaid Managed Care plan has been assigned a New York State Department of Health (DOH) pharmacist for the purpose of working collaboratively to resolve issues.  DOH staff will address both general issues and member/provider specific issues with the specific Medicaid Managed Care plan.

Please contact the DOH with questions, concerns, or if you are experiencing difficulty with a plan:
Email:  ppno@health.state.ny.us
Phone:  518-486-3209

The New York State Department of Health staff will assist you in contacting the plan and working towards resolutions of your issues.

 Additionally, detailed information regarding the MRT pharmacy initiatives can be found on the DOH website.  This includes:
  • Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs),
  • a timeline of communication activities,
  • transition plan information,
  • a single point of entry for access to managed care plan,
  • pharmacy benefit manager
  • and formulary information

Please visit the DOH website to find out more at:

To download a helpful document outlining recent changes, Click Here

If you continue to have problems, contact Elie Ward, the AAP District II Director of Policy and Advocacy, at eward@aap.net