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MLTC UPDATE 2018 - Prepare for April 1, 2018 Changes in Fair Hearing Appeal Rights
09 Feb, 2018
This is a running news article with updates on Managed Long Term Care in NYS. Please see archives for past articles: MLTC updates 2014 - 2016 MLTC Updates - 2012 - 2013 KEY CONTACTS State Dept. of Health Complaint Number for MLTC Problems - 1-866-712-7197 or e-mail...
2018-19 NYS Proposed Budget Would Abolish "Spousal Refusal," Cut "Spousal Impoverishment" and Change MLTC in Ways that May Hurt Consumers with High Needs
09 Feb, 2018
While we are grateful that the Governor recognizes the importance of the Medicaid program for New Yorkers, and has fought to maintain access to health care for New Yorkers under the Affordable Care Act and for DACA immigrants, the proposed New York State budget for 2018-19 includes some alarming...
Heads Up - Changes Coming in Fair Hearing Rights for MLTC and Managed Care Members - April 2018
30 Jan, 2018
February 8, 2018 update - The State Dept. of Health has a new webpage on which FAQs, webinars, and guidance for mainstream Medicaid managed care plans is posted on the new requirements that start April 1st. Here is the webpage Service Authorization and Appeals for Mainstream Medicaid Managed...
30,000 NYS Residents Age 65+ May Lose Medicaid If They Do Not Apply to Enroll in Medicare - 4000 Upstate Already Discontinued
24 Jan, 2018
January 2018 UPDATE: 4,000 Upstate Medicaid Recipients age 65 have already had Medicaid discontinued effective Jan. 1, 2018 under this new requirement! In NYC, a corrected letter was sent on Jan. 6, 2018 to 5,500 recipients, extending their deadline to submit proof that they applied for Medicare...
News from NYLAG Evelyn Frank Legal Resources Program - Library of Past Newsletters
28 Dec, 2017
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...

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Appeals & Grievances in Managed Long Term Care - CHANGES COMING APRIL 1, 2018
Procedures to appeal adverse decisions by Managed Long Term Care and mainstream Medicaid managed care plans are changing April 1, 2018 (was extended...
Managed Long Term Care
State Complaint Number for MLTC Problems - 1-866-712-7197 e-mail mltctac@health.ny.gov and put "COMPLAINT" in subject line For enrollment...
Who Will Make Decisions About Your Health Care When You Lack Capacity to Do So?
This article explains the current New York State law regarding who can make decisions about one's health care when one lacks capacity to make those...
KNOW YOUR RIGHTS: Fact Sheet Explaining Basic Rules on NYS Financial Medicaid Eligibility for People who are Disabled, Aged 65+, or Blind
This Fact Sheet (updated Jan.. 2018) is intended for New Yorkers who are age 65+ or who have disabilities, or their family members and caregivers....
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...


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Income and Resource Limits for New York State Public Health Insurance Programs
Here is the 2018 HRA Income and Resource Levels chart. The green highlighted figures are updated for 2018. The yellow highlighted figures are for...
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"). Covered...
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...
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...
Managed Long Term Care
State Complaint Number for MLTC Problems - 1-866-712-7197 e-mail mltctac@health.ny.gov and put "COMPLAINT" in subject line For enrollment...



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