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Immigrant Eligibility for Medicaid & other Public Benefits - Public Charge Changes BLOCKED July 29, 2020
Updated Immigrant Eligibility for Public Benefits in NYS Chart - by Empire Justice Center & NY Immigration Coalition - updated to include Public Charge Click HERE for chart Public Charge - September 22 Ruling: On September 11, the Second Circuit granted the Department of Justice’s...
Medicaid for Immigrants who are Not Permanent Residents (Do Not have "Green Cards")-- PRUCOL and Temporary Non-Immigrant Eligibility
July 29, 2020 UPDATE -- On July 29, 2020, a federal court issued a nationwide injunction blocking implementation of the Public Charge rule, both for applicants applying for a green card within the U.S. and those applying at consular offices outside the U.S. The new Public Charge rule had become...
Emergency Medicaid in New York State - Limited Medicaid Coverage for Undocumented Immigrants
COVID-19 ALERT - See here. COVID-­19 lab testing, evaluation, and treatment are emergency services and will be reimbursed by NYS Medicaid for individuals who are undocumented immigrants eligible only for emergency Medicaid. July 29, 2020 UPDATE -- On July 29, 2020, a federal court issued a...
The Language Access Resource Center - Empire Justice Center
The Language Access Resource Center (LARC) of the Empire Justice Center provides information and resources about the rights of Limited English Proficient (LEP) individuals. It describe the federal and New York State laws prohibiting discrimination against LEP individuals and the obligations...
Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and Public Health Insurance
Haitian individuals and immigrants from some other countries who have applied for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) may be eligible for public health insurance in New York State. 2019 updates - The Trump administration has taken steps to end TPS status. Two courts have temporarily enjoined...
A New Website for Language Services in Pharmacy Settings
The New York Academy of Medicine is pleased to announce a new website focused on multilingual language services in pharmacy settings in New York City.  www.NYCLanguageRx.org This website hosts: A growing directory of New York City pharmacies that provide language assistance services ...
Empire Justice Center Reports on Immigrant Access to Health Care in NY's Health Insurance Exchange
The Empire Justice Center published a report in May, 2013 exploring the policies that guide immigrant access to health care and making recommendations for improving immigrant access through New York's Health Insurance Exchange: New York's Exchange Portal: A Gateway to Coverage for Immigrants ...


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