Health Home Services

Health Home Referral and Eligibility

Abbott House is accepting referrals from the community for enrollment of eligible children/youth into Health Home Services. 

Children/Youth must meet all eligibility requirements to be considered for enrollment:

  1. Child/youth currently has active Medicaid; AND
  2. Child/youth meets the NYS Department of Health Eligibility Criteria:
    • Two or more Chronic Conditions (Substance Use Disorder, Asthma, Developmental Disability, Diabetes); OR
    • One single Qualifying Chronic Condition (Serious Emotional Disturbance, Complex Trauma)
  3. Child/youth meet the appropriateness criteria such as has significant behavioral, medical or social risk factors which can be addressed through care coordination.​​​​​​​​​
How to Make a Referral:
  1. Complete the Health Home Referral and Eligibility Application, including as much detail as possible to allow us to verify eligibility for Health Home.
  2. Attach supporting documentation of diagnosis (if available).
  3. Approved children/youth will be assigned to a Care Manager who will conduct outreach and attempt to engage the child/youth in Health Home Care Management Services.
  4. Health Home services are voluntary and the Youth and/or Parent/Legal Guardian will be asked to consent during the outreach and engagement process.
  5. Send the completed application and consent form via secure email, fax or mail to:

WESTCHESTER & UPPER COUNTIES:

Abbott House

Filomena LoRusso, Director

100 North Broadway

Irvington, NY 10533

(914) 650 - 1241 (Fax)

HH-LHVReferral@abbotthouse.net

 

NEW YORK CITY:

Abbott House

Sheila Colon, Director

1775 Grand Concourse

7th Floor

Bronx, NY 10453

(917) 398 - 8504 (Fax)

HH-NYCReferral@abbotthouse.net