Categories: New York State
The recently passed New York State budget included increases for Office of Mental Health-funded residential programs including scattered site. These rates include both the second year of enhancements and the additional 4% COLA and went into effect April 1, 2023. Rates for OMH scattered site are highest in NYC, rising by $2,751/unit to $27,372/year. Note that for NYC direct contracts, the rate increases should be added to your new contract.
Rates vary geographically and are lowest in Wyoming County, at $9.778/year.
Rates for CR/SROs are also higher, $25,436/year in NYC. Here is a the OMH powerpoint listing the rate changes.