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news MLTC Roll-Out - 2014 Expansion Schedule to ALL Upstate Counties
15 Apr, 2014
State Complaint Number for MLTC Problems - 1-866-712-7197  e-mail mltcworkgroup@health.state.ny.us and put "COMPLAINT" in subject line For enrollment complaints - call NY Medicaid Choice - 1-855-886-0570 (Advocates line)  1-888-401-6582...
news Consumers Call to Delay Mandatory Enrollment of Nursing Home residents into Managed Care & MLTC - Scheduled for June 1, 2014
15 Apr, 2014
Nursing Home Resident Transition to Managed Care June 1, 2014 is the new projected date for the NYS Department of Health (DOH) to include NURSING HOME CARE in the Managed Long Term care (MLTC) and "mainstream" Medicaid Managed Care programs.    The original date was March 1,...
news NYS Budget Victories - "Spousal" and "Parental" Refusal Remain Intact, "Aid Continuing" Rights in Managed Care & MLTC, SCRIE Increase
31 Mar, 2014
The details of the 2014-15 NYS Budget is just being voted on today posted at  A9205/6914 details are just being digested, but Medicaid recipients can celebrate at least  two hard-won victories!! We owe a huge thank you to Assembly Health Committee Chair Richard Gottfried and the...
news State Announces new Procedures for Spousal Impoverishment Protections in MLTC & Other Waiver Programs
28 Mar, 2014
New York State has gradually expanded use of spousal impoverishment protections in various home care programs.   Once available only in the Lombardi Long Term Home Health Care program, these protections have expanded to all Managed Long Term Care (MLTC) services, and other   Home...
news Consumer Advocates Call for Further Protections in Medicaid Managed Long Term Care
14 Mar, 2014
Consumer advocates have submitted several comments to the New York State Department of Health and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) that would protect the rights consumers as Managed Long Term Care is implemented.   March 2014 -   Consumer Advocates Call for Delay...

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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...
document 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...
document Medicare Savings Programs (MSP) in New York
Funded by the State Medicaid program, Medicare Savings Programs (MSPs) help eligible individuals meet some or all of their cost-sharing obligations...
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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...


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document Income and Resource Limits for New York State Public Health Insurance Programs
Income and Resource Limits for Medical Assistance Programs in New York State The Affordable Care Act will change the rules for Medicaid income...
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 Assistance (aka PCA or "home attendant").  To...
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...
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...
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...



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