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news News from NYLAG Evelyn Frank Legal Resources Program - Library of Past Newsletters
23 May, 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...
news MLTC UPDATE 2017 - State Clarifies Guildnet Member Rights in Long Isl, Westchester, HomeFirst to leave Suffolk June 1st
23 May, 2017
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...
news Trump-Care: Info re Proposals to Repeal ACA and Cut Medicaid
23 Mar, 2017
Efforts are moving ahead not only to repeal the Affordable Care Act - with or without a replacement - but to alter the Medicaid program for millions of people, including seniors and people with disabilities, by changing it from an "entitlement" program to block grants or "per capita caps." ...
news MLTC Update 2016 - Centerlight MLTC to close Feb 2017, New State policies clarify assessments of hours, Minimum Wage increases funded for home care
22 Dec, 2016
KEY CONTACTS State Complaint Number for MLTC Problems - 1-866-712-7197 or e-mail mltctac@health.ny.gov Request Conflict-Free MLTC Assessment - needed to enroll in an MLTC plan call NY Medicaid Choice at 1-855-222-8350 complaints re Conflict-Free...
news FIDA: 3 plans exit FIDA 2017; FIDA extended 2 years to 2019, Suffolk & Westchester Scheduled for 2017
09 Nov, 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 Ombudsprogram for MLTC...

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