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document Immigrant Eligibility for Publicly Funded Health Care Benefits
2017 ALERT - As of May 3, 2017, the Trump Administration has not changed the law on immigrant eligibility for Medicaid or other public benefits and has not changed the rules on when someone who receives Medicaid or other government benefits is considered a "public charge" or is at risk of removal...
document Medicaid for Immigrants who are Not Permanent Residents (Do Not have "Green Cards")-- PRUCOL Status and Procedure
2017 ALERT - As of March 5, 2017, the law explained in this article is still in effect. The Trump Administration has not changed the law on immigrant eligibility for Medicaid or other public benefits and has not changed the rules on when someone who receives Medicaid or other government benefits...
document Emergency Medicaid in New York State - Limited Medicaid Coverage for Undocumented Immigrants - Changes 2013
Enrolling in "Emergency Medicaid for undocumented immigrants and maintaining eligibility should be easier under a new 2013 policy eliminating the form physicians were previously required to fill out DOH-4471 form for the Certification of Ttreatment of an Emergency Medical Condition.(revised...
document 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...
document Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and Public Health Insurance
Haitian individuals 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 certain country designated by the...
document Cancer Treatment under Emergency Medicaid
Local social service districts in New York have been directed by the State Department of Health to provide coverage under the Emergency Medicaid program for chemotherapy and radiation treatment associated with a cancer diagnosis.  Coverage should include prescription medications as long as...
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 Administration (MICSA). MICSA is the part of New York City’s Human Resource Administration (HRA) that administers HRA’s medically- related programs such as...
document 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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