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NYC HRA MICSA Alert April 9, 2018 New Asset Verification System in Nursing Home Applications Download
2018-04-09 Asset Verification System.pdf
NYC Medicaid alert announcing new Asset Verification System (AVS) that has been rolled out statewide, and started in NYC in January 2018 in Nursing Home applications only, not in Community Medicaid applications. This system applies only in "non-MAGI" cases, meaning for people age 65+, disabled, or blind. This is because MAGI cases (< 65 and not on Medicare) do not have any asset limit.
08 Jul, 2018 928 kb Downloads: 15
NYC HRA MICSA Alert June 25, 2018 Deferring Approvals of Trusts due to Power of Attorney without authority to Create Trust Download
2018-06-25 POA Deferring Medicaid Apps - POA not auth for SNT.pdf
Directive elaborates on HRA policy first announced in a MICSA Alert July 26, 2017 (posted on this site) - which requires a Power of Attorney to include a Statutory Gift Rider, if used to establish a Supplemental Needs Trust. This new alert says HRA will defer Medicaid applications where SNT signed by a POA without authority to create and fund the trust. If applicant has capacity to execute a new POA with an SGR, Alert suggests this can be submitted. Full meaning of Alert is not clear.
08 Jul, 2018 63 kb Downloads: 19
Focus on DAB Part 1 Download
Focus On DAB (FINAL).pdf
28 Jun, 2018 402 kb Downloads: 43
Currency Conversion Worksheet for Holocaust Reparations Download
Reparation worksheet.xls (2-2018).xlsx
Use this worksheet to convert lifetime total amount received in Holocaust reparations / restitution from foreign currencies (Deutschmarks and Euros) into U.S. Dollars. This is for purposes of taking advantage of the exemption of saved reparations payments from the resource test for Federally-funded means-tested benefits, like Medicaid and Supplemental Security Income.
26 Mar, 2018 148 kb Downloads: 4003
Medicaid income and resource levels - 2018 Download
2018 Income and Resource Levels (March 2018 with 2018 FPL).pdf
NYC HRA Form MAPDR-01
2018 NYS Income and Resource Standards and Federal Poverty Levels (FPL)
Dated 3-20-2018 with 2018 Federal Poverty Levels for MAGI limits, MBI-WPD, MSP, etc.
24 Mar, 2018 91 kb Downloads: 332786
NYLAG Testimony on NYS FY 2018-19 Budget - Joint Hearing of the Senate Finance and Assembly Ways and Means Committees Download
NYLAG Health statement JOINT HEARING 2-7-18 FINAL.pdf
NYLAG Testimony on NYS FY 2018-19 Budget - Joint Hearing of the Senate Finance and Assembly Ways and Means Committees - discusses spousal refusal and spousal impoverishment proposals, Managed long term care changes, and other proposals in NYS proposed budget.
09 Feb, 2018 541 kb Downloads: 406
Basic Eligibility for Medicaid and Home Care in NYS - Age 65+, Disabled, Blind Download
Medicaid Basic - 2018 .pdf
This is basic general information about applying for Community Medicaid in order to receive home care (personal care or consumer-directed personal assistance) through Managed Long Term Care or based on Immediate Need through the local Medicaid program. To receive Medicaid home care, you must be both financially and medically eligible. This explains the rules on financial eligibility for the Disabled, Aged 65+, and Blind (DAB) category and gives info on how to apply (updated Jan. 2018)
30 Jan, 2018 674 kb Downloads: 115708
HRA MAP 259d Nursing Home Discharge Alert - for Community Budgeting & Related Forms (10--2015)(259f revised 11-2017) Download
MAP-259d-e-f-g-t Discharge Alert and Related Forms (2015-10)(259f 11-2017).pdf
NYC MICSA Medicaid Alert with attached forms including "Discharge Alert" 259d that nursing home physician must sign and home must submit to Medicaid to certify that a resident has a reasonable expectation to return home, which entitles resident to community budgeting (non-chronic care) - so they keep entire community Medicaid allowance ($842+ $20 disregard in 2018) rather than only $50/month. Form replaces 1159. PDF includes - Form 259f Notice of Discharge revised 2017-11-28; Form 259e (Chang/Cancellation of Discharge Plan), and 259g (Respite Alert) -- all forms used by nursing homes to inform HRA/MICSA of discharge plan for community budgeting or respite admission
25 Jan, 2018 1.14 mb Downloads: 55044
SNT Outline for Advocates Download
SNT Outline 2018 01-22-2018.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 1-21-2018). Update includes new section on ABLE accounts as alternative to SNTs and updated section on Public Housing and Section 8 and SNTs.
21 Jan, 2018 1.09 mb Downloads: 168025
NYS Medicaid Income and Resource Levels for Past Years - 2001 - 2017 Download
2001_to_2017_NYS_income__resource_level_charts.pdf
Income and Resource levels for Medicaid and other public health programs in NYS for 2001 - 2017. Includes Medicare Savings Programs, Family Health Plus, Child Health Plus, Spousal Impoverishment levels, MBI-WPD, etc.
03 Jan, 2018 3.14 mb Downloads: 264201
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