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Medicaid Household Size Chart for Aged, Blind and Disabled Individuals ("SSI-Related") Download
HOUSEHOLD SIZE FOR SSI RELATED CHART2018.pdf
Updated 2018
17 Aug, 2018 100 kb Downloads: 42759
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: 2409
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: 2383
Focus on DAB Part 1 Download
Focus On DAB (FINAL).pdf
28 Jun, 2018 402 kb Downloads: 1858
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: 1569
Fact Sheet on Holocaust Reparations and Medicaid & Other Federally Funded Benefits Download
Fact Sheet on Restitution and Federal Benefits (2017 FINAL).pdf
Fact Sheet about a 1994 federal law that exempts restitution to victims of Nazi persecution from being counted toward eligibility for federally funded benefits. Fact sheet originally produced by the Evelyn Frank Legal Resources Program when it was housed at Selfhelp Community Services, in conjunction with the Claims Conference. Updated by the Evelyn Frank program that moved to the New York Legal Assistance Group in 2013. (updated Nov. 2017 to include Polish restitution payments)
07 Nov, 2017 490 kb Downloads: 8126
Medicaid Spend-Down - PowerPoint Presentation Download
Spend-down presentation - 2017 corrected.pptx
This PowerPoint presentation explains the rules, also see the Training Outline on Medicaid Spend-down posted on this site (revised 2017).
31 Oct, 2017 1.27 mb Downloads: 49778
NYC HRA Medicaid Alert 2017-07-26 Power of Attorney and Statutory Gift Rider Download
2017-07-26 Power of Attorney and Statutory Gifts Rider.pdf
"...[T]he New York Statutory Short Form Power of Attorney (NYSPOA), if executed after Sept. 1, 2009, may only be used to establish a trust, if section (h) of the NYSPOA is initialed and if a Statutory Gifts Rider (SGR) is also signed and witnessed by two persons, who are not named in the SGR as permissible recipients of gifts, at the same time as the referencing NYSPOA."
16 Aug, 2017 74 kb Downloads: 4172
Attestation for Immediate Need PCS and CDPAS - 16 ADM 02 Attachment Download
16adm2att.pdf
04 Aug, 2016 299 kb Downloads: 2365
Immediate Need for PCS and CDPAS 16 ADM 02 Download
16adm2.pdf
04 Aug, 2016 324 kb Downloads: 3807
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