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news FIDA: State Reforms FIDA to Address Declining Enrollment; Suffolk & Westchester Still Delayed as of July 2016
08 Jul, 2016
CONTACT: NY Medicaid Choice for information or to Opt Out 1-855-600-FIDA (1-855-600-3432) TTY: 1-888-329-1541 FAX authorization to opt out someone else 1-917-228-8601 Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 8:00 pm and Saturday from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. ICAN - NYS...
news NYLAG Evelyn Frank Program 5-Part Webinar Series on Medicare & Medicaid Available Online - Free Viewing
11 May, 2016
The Evelyn Frank Legal Resources Program just completed its five-part Continuing Legal Education Webinar program that provides tools to understand and navigate the complex world of Medicare and Medicaid in New York. The focus is on eligibility and application procedures for older persons and...
news Final NYS Budget 2016-17 - Harsh Medicaid Cuts Avoided
04 Apr, 2016
In the final New York State Executive Budget effective for the fiscal year beginning April 1, 2016, most of the harshest cuts to Medicaid eligibility that Gov. Cuomo had proposed were not enacted. The Medicaid budget language is in the Health and Mental Hygiene (HMH) (S6407-C/A9007-C)- find it...
news News from NYLAG Evelyn Frank Legal Resources Program - Library of Past Newsletters
31 Mar, 2016
The Evelyn Frank Legal Resources Program at NYLAG sends out periodic updates to interested people about developments in Medicaid in New York State affecting seniors and people with disabilities, with an emphasis on people who rely on Medicaid for long-term care services or for subsidies to help...
news Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP): What You Need to Know about New York’s Changes to Medicaid
17 Mar, 2016
DSRIP restructures the current Medicaid delivery system with the ultimate goal of reducing avoidable hospital admissions by 25%. This is accomplished by putting an emphasis on the use of primary care, and providers using a data sharing system so that all of a person’s providers can share...

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document Medigap (Medicare Supplemental) Policies and Rates in New York State - with Rate Tables for the Current Year
Medigap (aka Medicare supplemental insurance) policies are sold by private health insurance companies to cover some of the "gaps" in expenses not...
document Know Your Rights: NYLAG Webinars on Medicare and Medicaid -
The Evelyn Frank Legal Resources Program conducted a five-part Continuing Legal Education Webinar program in April and May 2016 that provides tools...
document "Immediate Need" Personal Care - Strategies around Delays in Seeking Managed Long Term Care
People who apply for Medicaid in order to obtain home care services face long delays in obtaining these services. This article describes several...
document Step-by-step guide to enrolling in a pooled income trust for Medicaid spend-down
This article is intended as a condensed road-map for using a pooled income trust to eliminate the Medicaid spend-down. This article contemplates...
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...


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document Income and Resource Limits for New York State Public Health Insurance Programs
Click here for NYS Medicaid Income and Resource Levels Chart for 2016 (NYC Human Resources Administration publishes chart annually based on NYS Dept....
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 services (aka PCS or "home attendant"). LAW...
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 Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Program (CDPAP) in New York State
WHO MAY BE HIRED AS THE PERSONAL ASSISTANT? Changes effective APRIL 1, 2016 An adult who is not...
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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