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news HRA Says 2500 SSI Recipients Had Medicaid Terminated in Error
29 Oct, 2014
By a NYC Medicaid Alert released September 26, 2014, NYC HRA Medicaid program announced that approximately 2,500 consumers in NYC eligible for SSI benefits were incorrectly identified for closing of their Medicaid cases as of 10/31/14. These consumers were sent a Stenson renewal notice. Read...
news MLTC Roll-Out – Conflict-Free Assessment Begins October, New MLTC Counties, Delayed NH Roll-out
08 Oct, 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 (Consumers line) State...
news 2015 Part D and Medicare Advantage plan information is out
22 Sep, 2014
CMS has released its annual landscape of Medicare Part D (prescription drug) and Medicare Advantage plans. Get more information here ...
news Mandatory Enrollment of Nursing Home residents into Managed Care & MLTC - Delayed Until at Least Oct. 1, 2014 or later
16 Sep, 2014
Nursing Home Resident Transition to Managed Care As of Sept. 16, 2014 the federal Medicaid agency CMS has still not approved the expansion of the 1115 waiver that will allow the State to require new nursing home residents to enroll in mainstream Medicaid managed care and MLTC plans. Oct. 1, 2014...
news Consumer Advocates Call for Further Protections in Medicaid Managed Long Term Care
01 Sep, 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. September 2014 - NYLAG, Empire Justice Center and other...

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document 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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document Keeping Medicaid after Cash Public Assistance or SSI Benefits Are Terminated
Scenarios: Susie is 49 years old and single, with no children. She has been receiving cash public assistance and Medicaid for three years, while...
document Holocaust or Nazi Victim Reparations -- Effect on Medicaid, SSI and other Federally Funded and New York State Benefits
Under a 1994 law, (h.r. 1873 or public law 103-286), Holocaust compensation payments made to individuals based on their status as victims of Nazi...
document Consumer Advocacy on the FIDA Demonstration - Fully Integrated Dual Advantage - Managed Care Covering Medicare and Medicaid Services Starting 2015
A new managed care Demonstration program will begin on January 1, 2015 in NYC, Long Island and Westchester, for Dual Eligibles (those receiving...


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document Income and Resource Limits for New York State Public Health Insurance Programs
The Affordable Care Act changes the rules for Medicaid income eligibility for many BUT NOT ALL New Yorkers, expanding eligibility for many people...
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 obtain...
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...
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...



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