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Immigrant Eligibility for Medicaid & other Public Benefits - Public Charge Rule and UKRAINE Update
Updated Immigrant Eligibility for Public Benefits in NYS Chart by Empire Justice Center & NY Immigration Coalition - updated to include Public Charge 2022 NEWS - Including UKRAINIAN IMMIGRANTS UKRAINE - LINU - PUBLIC BENEFITS for DISPLACED UKRAINIANS Arriving in the US - See...
Medicaid for Immigrants who are Not Permanent Residents (Do Not have "Green Cards")-- PRUCOL and Temporary Non-Immigrant Eligibility
NEWS UPDATE March 9, 2021 - The Trump Public Charge rule has been vacated after the Biden administration withdrew its appeal to the Supreme Court of an injunction issued by the Second Circuit and also withdrew appeal of a Seventh Circuit lawsuit. See more about this news and public charge here. ...
Emergency Medicaid in New York State - Limited Medicaid Coverage for Undocumented Immigrants
Coming later in 2022 or 2023 - Undocumented immigrants age 65+ will be eligible for full Medicaid (as opposed to only emergency Medicaid) later in 2022 or early 2023, once approved by CMS (enacted in NYS budget April 2022) COVID-19 ALERT - See here. COVID-­19 lab testing, evaluation, and...
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. What is Temporary Protected Status? TPS is a temporary immigration status granted to eligible individuals of a...
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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