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news "FIDA" Demo Starts in NYC and Nassau County - Clearing up Confusion
17 Dec, 2014
In the last week of November and first two weeks of December, 2014, New York State sent out over 100,000 "FIDA Announcement letters" to residents of NYC and Nassau County who are enrolled in Managed Long Term Care or Medicaid Advantage Plus Plans because they have Medicaid and Medicare and receive...
news MLTC Roll-Out –FIDA NEWS - Training Reminder Dec. 3rd on FIDA, Plan list, roll-out schedule, Pooled Trusts Again Allowed for Married MLTC Enrollees.
25 Nov, 2014
KEY CONTACTS State Complaint Number for MLTC Problems - 1-866-712-7197 or e-mail mltcworkgroup@health.state.ny.us and put "COMPLAINT" in subject line For MLTC enrollment complaints - call NY Medicaid Choice - 1-855-886-0570 (Advocates line) 1-888-401-6582...
news HRA Says 2500 SSI Recipients Had Medicaid Terminated in Error
29 Oct, 2014
By a NYC Medicaid Alert released September 26, 2014, NYC HRA Medicaid program announced that approximately 2,500 consumers in NYC eligible for SSI benefits were incorrectly identified for closing of their Medicaid cases as of 10/31/14. These consumers were sent a Stenson renewal notice. Read...
news 2015 Part D and Medicare Advantage plan information is out
22 Sep, 2014
CMS has released its annual landscape of Medicare Part D (prescription drug) and Medicare Advantage plans. Get more information here ...
news Mandatory Enrollment of Nursing Home residents into Managed Care & MLTC - Delayed Until at Least Oct. 1, 2014 or later
16 Sep, 2014
Nursing Home Resident Transition to Managed Care As of Sept. 16, 2014 the federal Medicaid agency CMS has still not approved the expansion of the 1115 waiver that will allow the State to require new nursing home residents to enroll in mainstream Medicaid managed care and MLTC plans. Oct. 1, 2014...

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document Holocaust or Nazi Victim Reparations -- Effect on Medicaid, SSI and other Federally Funded and New York State Benefits
Under a 1994 law, (h.r. 1873 or public law 103-286), Holocaust compensation payments made to individuals based on their status as victims of Nazi...
document Where to Apply for Medicaid and Medicaid Home Care in New York City
New York City's Medicaid program is run by the Human Resources Administration (HRA) Medical Insurance and Community Services Administration (MICSA)....
document "FIDA (Fully-Integrated Dual Advantage)" - Managed Care Expansion for Dual Eligibles in NYC Metro Area - Delayed Until Jan. 2015
NEWS: Fully Integrated Dual Advantage demonstration program has started in NYC and Nassau, with the first "announcement" notices sent in early...
document List of Pooled SNTs in New York State
This is an unofficial list of non-profit organizations in New York State that offer pooled Supplemental Needs Trusts (or similar services) to people...
document Medicaid Spend-Down
Because Medicaid is a health insurance program for the poor, one must have income and assets below a certain limit to be eligible. For a single...


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document Income and Resource Limits for New York State Public Health Insurance Programs
The Affordable Care Act changes the rules for Medicaid income eligibility for many BUT NOT ALL New Yorkers, expanding eligibility for many people...
document Medicaid Personal Care or Home Attendant Services
The Medicaid program in New York State covers a type of home care services called Personal Care Assistance (aka PCA or "home attendant"). To obtain...
document Managed Long Term Care
Managed Long Term Care (MLTC) plans are insurance plans that are paid a monthly premium ("capitation") by the New York Medicaid program to approve...
document Medicaid Spend-Down
Because Medicaid is a health insurance program for the poor, one must have income and assets below a certain limit to be eligible. For a single...
document Medicaid Certified Home Health Agency (CHHA) Services
A Certified Home Health Agency (CHHA) provides what is commonly known as “visiting nurse” services, as well as physical or occupational or...



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