Fast Start Incentive Program

Information on the Alliance Transformation Incentive Program, the long-term, performance-based funding program, can be found here.


The Alliance for Better Health Fast Start Incentive Program is a results-oriented sprint initiative implemented from April 1, 2017 through June 30, 2017, aimed to achieve the following goals:

  • Engage Alliance partner organizations in the achievement of specific Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) patient outcome objectives
  • Offer direct funds associated health improvement activities with funds paid monthly beginning May 2017
  • Facilitate and encourage communication between hospitals, health care providers and community based organizations
  • Improve patient outcomes to meet New York State Department of Health DSRIP targets and receive associated funding

The program incentivizes providers, hospitals, community based organizations (CBOs) and other partners to improve patient outcomes and impact a subset of DSRIP performance metrics.

Learn more about the program in the Fast Start Executive Summary.

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Fast Start Resources:

Asthma Home Visit Referral Forms

Calendar of Open Appointment Slots

CBO Referral list

Data Reporting Templates

DSRIP Performance Measurement Descriptions

Reference and Training Material