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Performance Incentive Initiative for LHDs


Year 4, 2016–2017: Documentation of Core Chronic Disease related Activities linked to Public Health Accreditation Board related Standards

The New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) General Public Health Work program includes a statewide performance‐based incentive program that allows the NYS Commissioner of Health to establish statewide performance standards for delivery of core public health services and to provide additional funding referred to as incentive awards to Local Health Departments (LHDs) that meet or exceed statewide performance standards. $1 million has been appropriated annually for the incentive awards.

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NYSDOH submission guidelines and descriptions

Tompkins County submission

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