This document, released in March 2013, by the New York State Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) presents OPWDD activities over the past two years to strengthen its oversight of provider organizations. OPWDD certifies and regulates more than 700 service provider organizations, about 400 of which provide Medicaid Service Coordination. OPWDD implemented the Early Alert process in July 2011 to proactively identify provider organizations showing signs of decreased quality, and enable OPWDD to take timely and definitive corrective action . . .