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news MLTC Roll-Out --– Funding for Overtime pay for aides, New Criteria for 24-Hour Care
04 Feb, 2016
KEY CONTACTS State Complaint Number for MLTC Problems - 1-866-712-7197 or e-mail mltctac@health.ny.gov (CORRECTED 3-18-2015) cc icancomplaints@cssny.org Request Conflict-Free MLTC Assessment - needed to enroll in an MLTC plan call NY Medicaid Choice at...
news Medicaid Cuts Proposed for NYS Budget 2016-17 Affecting Eligibility and Access to Services
04 Feb, 2016
In the New York State Executive Budget proposed for the fiscal year beginning April 1, 2016, Gov. Cuomo has proposed changes in Medicaid eligibility and services that will affect consumers of all ages, with some changes targeted on older people and people with disabilities who rely on Medicaid for...
news ALERT: Some Immigrants Who Were on Medicaid Lost Their Health Coverage January 1st
12 Jan, 2016
ALERT Some Immigrants Who Were on Medicaid Lost Their Health Coverage January 1st Some immigrant adults who had Medicaid through the Marketplace lost their Medicaid coverage on January 1, 2016 and now have no health insurance. Most of these individuals are eligible for the Essential...
news News from NYLAG Evelyn Frank Legal Resources Program - Library of Past Newsletters
23 Dec, 2015
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 FIDA: State Reforms FIDA to Address Low Enrollment; Suffolk & Westchester Delayed til Mid-2016
22 Dec, 2015
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...

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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 "MAGI" Medicaid Eligibility under the Affordable Care Act - Rules for Most People Under age 65 Without Medicare
Medicaid eligibility rules changed significantly on January 1, 2014 for some New Yorkers as a result of the Affordable Care Act’s eligibility...
document New "HARP" Plans Roll out for Managed Care Members who need Behavioral Health Services - Services Start January 2016 in NYC
For many years, behavioral health services have been "carved out" of the Medicaid managed care benefit package. This means that most mental health...
document Maintaining Community Medicaid (Non-Chronic Care) Budgeting During Temporary Nursing Home Stays
Many Medicaid recipients are admitted to nursing homes but plan to return to their homes in their community. Financially, it is important for them...
document Emergency Medicaid in New York State - Limited Medicaid Coverage for Undocumented Immigrants - Changes 2013
Enrolling in "Emergency Medicaid for undocumented immigrants and maintaining eligibility should be easier under a new 2013 policy eliminating...


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document Income and Resource Limits for New York State Public Health Insurance Programs
NYS Dept. of Health released 2016 figures in: GIS 15 MA/021 - 2016 Medicaid Only Income and Resource Levels and Spousal Impoverishment Standards...
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 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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