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news NYLAG Evelyn Frank Program Hosts 5-Part Webinar Series on Medicare & Medicaid - Focus on New Advocates
13 Apr, 2016
The Evelyn Frank Legal Resources Program is pleased to announce a five-part Continuing Legal Education Webinar program that will provide tools to understand and navigate the complex world of Medicare and Medicaid in New York. The focus is on eligibility and application procedures for older...
news Final NYS Budget 2016-17 - Harsh Medicaid Cuts Avoided
04 Apr, 2016
In the final New York State Executive Budget effective for the fiscal year beginning April 1, 2016, most of the harshest cuts to Medicaid eligibility that Gov. Cuomo had proposed were not enacted. The Medicaid budget language is in the Health and Mental Hygiene (HMH) (S6407-C/A9007-C)- find it...
news News from NYLAG Evelyn Frank Legal Resources Program - Library of Past Newsletters
31 Mar, 2016
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 FIDA: State Reforms FIDA to Address Low Enrollment; Suffolk & Westchester Delayed til Mid-2016
23 Mar, 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...
news Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP): What You Need to Know about New York’s Changes to Medicaid
17 Mar, 2016
DSRIP restructures the current Medicaid delivery system with the ultimate goal of reducing avoidable hospital admissions by 25%. This is accomplished by putting an emphasis on the use of primary care, and providers using a data sharing system so that all of a person’s providers can share...

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