An informal early review of the three-year New York Medicaid Chronic Illness Demonstration Project (CIDP) for beneficiaries with chronic physical and behavioral health needs revealed that the participating provider organization faced six key challenges to providing the CIDP services, which are similar to those provided by a Medicaid Health Home. As New York Medicaid launches its Health Home initiative, the state is developing ways to addressing the challenges reported in the CIDP. The CIDP started in 2008; six provider organizations were selected to participate via a competitive procurement. Under the CIDP model, care coordinators at the participating provider . . .