What is the FIDA-IDD Program?

FIDA-IDD is a Medicare and Medicaid program for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. With FIDA-IDD, you have the choice of receiving all your Medicare and Medicaid benefits from one managed care plan, called a FIDA-IDD Plan.

FIDA-IDD stands for Fully Integrated Duals Advantage for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.

Who can join?

Adults 21 and older who are:

  • Enrolled in Medicare and Medicaid 
  • Eligible for Office for People With Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) services
  • Living in New York City, Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester, or Rockland counties

Who is the FIDA-IDD Plan?

The FIDA-IDD Plan is PHP Care Complete FIDA-IDD. PHP Care Complete FIDA-IDD is run by Partners Health Plan, a not-for-profit managed care organization that is solely for people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities.

Why join?

  • You will have specialized care management team that is designed for and focused on you.
  • Together, you and your care mangement team will authorize most services and you will not need to wait to receive needed services.
  • You will be able to contact PHP Care Complete FIDA-IDD or an independent ombudsman at any time to answer any questions you may have.
  • No additional premiums, deductibles or copays for your Medicare/Medicaid services once you enroll in the FIDA-IDD Plan.
  • You will have access to ICAN, your independent ombudsman.
  • You will only need one health care card that will work at your doctor's office, pharmacy and for most other services.

What services will I get?

  • Inpatient and outpatient services, specialty care, and medical supplies and equipment
  • Specialized Care Team
  • Care Management
  • 24-hour Nursing Line
  • Long Term Supports & Services
  • Personal Care
  • Behavioral Health
  • OPWDD services
  • Dental
  • Pharmacy
  • Transportation

To join or for more information:

Call New York Medicaid Choice at 844-FIDA IDD or

844-343-2433.  (TTY): 888-329-1541

Go to ‘Brochures and Lists’ on this website to read or download the FIDA-IDD brochure.




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TTY 1-888-329-1541

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10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

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Have questions? We’re here to help. Our counselors will be glad to answer your questions. We can also help you choose a plan over the phone. All languages are spoken.