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New York Medicaid Spend-down Consumer Workgroup - Report on Spend-Down Program Download
Spend-down Consumer Workgroup Report.pdf
A response by consumers to the May 2009 report of the New York Health Foundation, "Streamlining New York’s Medicaid Excess Income Program."
11 Jun, 2010 186 kb Downloads: 4099
Update: Ghetto Pensions and Medicaid Download
How the Ghetto Pension (ZRBG) affects Medicaid eligibility and eligibility for other federally funded payments
01 Feb, 2010 342 kb Downloads: 4667
Training Outline: Medicaid Provisions in the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 Download
Detailed training outline for advocates, published by Selfhelp, regarding the changes to Medicaid eligibility wrought by the DRA. Includes changes to the transfer penalty rules, look-back period, strategies to avoid a transfer penalty, the new home equity cap, and the treatment of annuities and promissory notes. Revised to include 2010 penalty rates January 15, 2010.
15 Jan, 2010 533 kb Downloads: 35850
Keeping Income to Maintain a Home while in a Nursing Home Download
This article explains the rules allowing a new nursing home resident to maintain the community Medicaid allowance, rather than only $50/month, to pay rent or other expenses, if they have a reasonable expectation to return home.
21 Dec, 2009 268 kb Downloads: 3530
Sample Notice of Decision for Person Newly Determined to Have a Spend-Down Download
Sample Notice (transitioning into Spend Down).pdf
This notice is sent to an individual who previously received Medicaid with no spend-down, but now has a spend-down. The notice ostensibly "discontinues" Medicaid unless proof of medical expenses that equal the spend-down are submitted.
22 Sep, 2009 86 kb Downloads: 3192
Basic Medicaid Eligibility for People Age 65+, Disabled, or Blind (SPANISH) Download
Medicaid Basic - 2009 Spanish.doc
Medicaid financial eligibility rules for DAB population and how to apply for home care in NYC
02 Jul, 2009 165 kb Downloads: 2269
Letter of U.S. Housing & Urban Devpt, June 1, 2009, concerning Nazi Victim reparations as income or assets Download
HUD letter revised.pdf
09 Jun, 2009 73 kb Downloads: 2528
Affidavit of Elihu Kover, V.President for Nazi Victim Services, Selfhelp Community Services, dated June 19, 2008 Download
Eli Kover Affidavit- German Social Security.pdf
Affidavit explaining circumstances under which German Social Security is not counted as income for Medicaid and other benefits because it is a form of reparations.
09 Jun, 2009 208 kb Downloads: 2049
German Social Security and Other Developments in Treatment of Nazi Reparations by Medicaid Download
New Developments in Holocaust Reparations and Medicaid by Valerie Bogart..pdf
09 Jun, 2009 218 kb Downloads: 2970
HRA Medicaid E-Fax Spend-down Announcement Download
May 2009 announcement that HRA Medicaid program now accepts submission of medical bills by fax for people meeting spend-down.
02 Jun, 2009 38 kb Downloads: 3365
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