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Immigrant Eligibility for Medicaid & other Public Benefits - Public Charge Rule VACATED March 2021
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 NEWS on Public Charge - Regulations Issued by Trump Administration VACATED 3/9/21 NEWS 3/9/2021 - Just in from...
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
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. NEWS UPDATE March 9, 2021 - The Trump Public Charge rule has been...
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. NEWS UPDATE March 9, 2021 - The Trump Public Charge rule has been vacated after the Biden administration...
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 Administration (MICSA). MICSA is the part of New York City’s Human Resource Administration (HRA) that administers HRA’s medically- related programs such as...
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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