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NYS Medicaid Cuts 2020-21-22- LOOKBACK Delayed until Jan. 1, 2022 & Medicaid Home Care Changes
14 Apr, 2021
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. This article discusses the two main changes the LOOKBACK and the changes in eligibility and assessment of HOME CARE. See how to view webinar...
News from NYLAG Evelyn Frank Legal Resources Program - Library of Past Newsletters
06 Apr, 2021
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...
Medicaid & SSI Recipients May Keep Your Covid Stimulus Checks - Including Nursing Home, Adult Home & ALP Residents!
02 Apr, 2021
2021 UPDATEs - The third round of stimulus payments being made in March-April 2021 are exempt from Medicaid, SSI and other federal needs-based benefits. See this article by the National Center on Law & Elder Rights and their additional info about the stimulus payments. Economic Impact...
MLTC UPDATE: Healthfirst MAP Plan makes Appeals Mistakes, New Default Enrollment in MAP plans, Update on NYS Budget Changes
30 Mar, 2021
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- ...
Covid-19 Resources on Medicaid in NYS - COVID Flexibilities extended thru 2021 - Nursing Home Visitation to Open - Vaccines for Homebound
26 Mar, 2021
As Social Distancing and shuttered offices become the new normal, New Yorkers who depend on Medicaid or need to apply for it need to learn new policies and procedures that are quickly being developed by the federal government (CMS), the NYS Department of Health (DOH), and by each local Medicaid...

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Medicaid Reimbursement of Home Care and other Medical Expenses
Reimbursement in General Because Medicaid coverage can be retroactive up to three months, it is possible for a Medicaid applicant or his or her...
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 ...
Holocaust or Nazi Victim Reparations -- Effect on Medicaid, SSI and other Federally Funded and New York State Benefits
Under a 1994 federal law, (h.r. 1873 or public law 103-286), known as the Victims of Nazi Persecution Act of 1994, Holocaust compensation payments...
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...
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...


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Income and Resource Limits for New York State Public Health Insurance Programs
NYS announced the 2021 Income and Resource levels in GIS 20 MA/13 - - 2021 Medicaid Income Levels Attachment I (General Medicaid for Aged, Blind...
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"). WARNING: ...
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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