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Governor Hochul Proposed Budget Will Expand Eligibility for Medicaid for Disabled/Age 65+/ Blind (DAB) to the MAGI Levels of the Affordable Care Act
21 Jan, 2022
Gov. Hochul's proposed NYS budget for FY 2023 released on Jan. 19, 2022 carries out the promise she made in her State of the State message delivered on Jan. 5, 2022. The Governor's proposed budget, if enacted, will make a groundbreaking expansion of Medicaid eligibility "so that low-income New...
Covid-19 Resources on Medicaid in NYS - Public Health Emergency Extended til April 2022, Telehealth assessments Resumed
14 Jan, 2022
This article describes laws, policies and procedures developed by the federal government (CMS), the NYS Department of Health (DOH), and by New York City is HRA to protect Medicaid during the Public Health Emergency. On this page we will gather links to helpful resources and to key government...
NYS Medicaid Cuts -- Independent Assessor Scheduled to Start March 1, 2022 - Advocates Concerned about Capacity and Readiness
11 Jan, 2022
Severe cuts in Medicaid eligibility and access to home care services were enacted in the 2020-21 State Budget on April 2, 2020. Summary starts here. Download the Final Health Budget Law (direct link to PDF – consumer-focused sections start at page 259) This article discusses the two main...
MLTC UPDATE: Independent Assessor to start March 1, 2022 tho State acknowledges not Ready, Conflict Free assessment delays
11 Jan, 2022
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 MLTC CONTACTS State Dept. of Health Complaint Number for MLTC enrollment & services problems- ...
NYC Medicaid Application Changes!! As of March 1, 2022 - New "Supplement A" form required in All Applications and Must be Signed by Spouse
06 Jan, 2022
In late December 2021, HRA issued another Alert reminding NYC Medicaid applicants that a different Supplement A form is required for ALL NYC Medicaid appplications. The DOH 5178A Supplement A replaces the fold form (DOH 4495A). Only DOH 5178A will be accepted as of March 1, 2022. Until March 1,...

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Medicaid Contacts in New York City (NYC Human Resources Administration - MICSA)
Since May 2013 the NYC Medicaid Office (known as MICSA) and Home Care Services Program has been located at 785 Atlantic Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11238. ...
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...
Medicaid Alerts & Other Protocols published by the NYC HRA Medical Insurance and Community Services Administration (MICSA)
HRA MICSA Alerts are periodic announcements of policy, staff and office changes published by the Medical Insurance and Community Services...
Income and Resource Limits for New York State Public Health Insurance Programs
NYS updated the non-MAGI Medicaid levels for 2022 with GIS 21 MA/25 and Attachment I on Dec. 28, 2021. Because the Federal Poverty Levels for 2022...
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...


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Income and Resource Limits for New York State Public Health Insurance Programs
NYS updated the non-MAGI Medicaid levels for 2022 with GIS 21 MA/25 and Attachment I on Dec. 28, 2021. Because the Federal Poverty Levels for 2022...
Medicaid Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Program (CDPAP) in New York State
COVID-19 updates CDPAP services are still available from MLTC and managed care plans, for people applying for "Immediate Need" services, or who...
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...
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"). This is a...
Medicare Savings Programs (MSP) in New York
Medicare Savings Programs (MSPs) pay for the monthly Medicare Part B premium for low-income Medicare beneficiaries and qualify enrollees for the ...



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