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Advocacy 8-5-21 Letter to CMS with Concerns re NYS Spending Plan for Federal HCBS Funding Download
NYS HCBS eFMAP plan consumer advocate CMS ltr 8.5.21 final.pdf
Letter sent by NYLAG, Medicaid Matters NY, Legal Aid Society, Empire Justice Center and other NYS advocacy organizations to CMS dated Aug. 5, 2021. Expresses concerns about the NYS plan for spending billions of enhanced federal Medicaid dollars available under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) that must be used for enhancing access to Home & Community Based Services (HCBS). NYS Spending Plan and other info about this funding is at https://www.health.ny.gov/health_care/medicaid/redesign/hcbs/enhanced_funding/.
13 Sep, 2021 427 kb Downloads: 16
2021-9-08 MAP Undercare Division - Case Action Update Requests via Email Download
2021-09-08 MAP Undercare Division email REVISED +751k -751w forms.pdf
This Alert is to advise Medicaid Providers, Hospitals, Client Representatives, Community Based Organizations and Advocates that the Medical Assistance Program's Undercare Division can now receive case action update requests via email at undercareproviderrelations@hra.nyc.gov. This email is NOT FOR NEW APPLICATIONS. MAP 751k or 751w form attached to this alert is required. This alert revises the July 2021 alert
12 Sep, 2021 539 kb Downloads: 203
Dear Administrator Letter January 22 2019 Download
Dear Administrator Letter_01.22.2019.pdf
11 Sep, 2021 73 kb Downloads: 7
Know Your Rights: Varshavsky - Special Rights in Home Care Hearings if Consumer is Homebound Download
Varshavsky Fact Sheet (2021-09-05) with attachments.pdf
Fact Sheet about the Class Action Injunction in the Varshavsky v Perales case, which gives special rights for people appealing adverse denials of increases of Medicaid home care services. In some cases, the consumer has the right to a temporary increase in home care hours 45 days after requesting the hearing, while the hearing takes its course. If a phone hearing cannot be favorably decided, the consumer has the right to a home hearing. Learn advocacy tips in this fact sheet, also posted as an article at http://www.wnylc.com/health/entry/228/ (with updated OTDA contact info 9-3-21)
05 Sep, 2021 1.25 mb Downloads: 1175
HRA Medicaid alert 2020-05-27 Authorized Client Representatives - COVID-19 Application Submissions by E-fax Download
2020-05-27 Fax Submissions to MICSA & HCSP.pdf
Updates alert from April 2020 with additional e-fax numbers.. Establishes new e-Fax number for "C-Rep" Authorized client Representatives for Medicaid applications not submitted electronically by EDITS. e-Fax 917-639-0731.

Requests ONE application be submitted per fax, with cover page listing all documents attached. Says not for MLTC application submissions (unclear what this means)
04 Sep, 2021 46 kb Downloads: 910
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Medicaid income and resource levels - 2021 Download
MAPDR-01 2021 NYS Income and Resource Standards and Federal Poverty Levels (FPL).pdf
2021 NYS Income and Resource Standards and Federal Poverty Levels (FPL)
Updated 8-17-2021 with updated FPL (corrects error in earlier 2021 version)
19 Aug, 2021 306 kb Downloads: 420813
NYS Medicaid Income and Resource Levels for Past Years - 2001 - 2020 Download
Income and Resource levels for Medicaid and other public health programs in NYS for 2001 - 2020. Includes Medicare Savings Programs, Family Health Plus, Child Health Plus, Spousal Impoverishment levels, MBI-WPD, etc.
10 Jan, 2021 2.65 mb Downloads: 294526
Medicaid Eligibility in 2014 Download
Understanding MAGI & the Marketplace.pdf
Training provides framework for understanding the changes to Medicaid effective 2014, including: new categories, new income levels, new budgeting and new benefits.
15 Nov, 2013 1.56 mb Downloads: 269929
Supplemental Needs Trusts Outline for Advocates - Including Impact on Various Benefits of Transfers of Lump Sums into SNT's Download
NYLAG SNT Outline 1-13-19 FINAL.pdf
Training Outline for Advocates on Supplemental Needs Trusts (SNTs) (including individual and pooled), and the affect of SNTs on various public benefit programs. (updated 1-9-2019). Update includes new section on Veteran's Pension benefits, expanded information on Temporary/Public cash assistance and HASA, 2018 changes in the SSA POMS regarding expenses SNT's may pay; ABLE accounts as alternative to SNTs and updated section on Public Housing and Section 8 and SNTs.
13 Jan, 2019 1.47 mb Downloads: 206640
Directory of MICSA (NYC Medicaid) Contacts - August 2013 Download
MICSA Directory (08-06-13).pdf
NYC Medicaid office moved from 330 West 34th Street to 785 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11238 in May 2013. Contact numbers at that office listed in this document.
15 Aug, 2013 3.07 mb Downloads: 202914

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