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NYLAG PowerPoint on NY Independent Assessor - and other Home Care Changes 2022 Download
NYLAG NYIA for CDPAANYS 10-2022 - corrected.pdf
NYLAG Slides on NY Independent Assessor - and other Medicaid and Home Care Changes 2022 - current as of 10/27/2022, based on regulations and DOH policies slides posted at https://www.health.ny.gov/health_care/medicaid/redesign/nyia/repository/index.htm \ See more info and updates at http://www.wnylc.com/health/news/85/
05 Dec, 2022 384 kb Downloads: 1535
Currency Conversion Worksheet for Holocaust Reparations Download
Reparation worksheet.xls (11-2022).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. Updated through Feb. 2022
01 Dec, 2022 147 kb Downloads: 7392
Basic Eligibility for Medicaid and Home Care in NYS - Age 65+, Disabled, Blind Download
Medicaid Basic - 2022-09.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 Sept. 20, 2022 with heads up about 2023 increases in income and asset limits).
20 Sep, 2022 679 kb Downloads: 181800
Supplemental Needs Trusts Outline for Advocates - Including Impact on Various Benefits of Transfers of Lump Sums into SNT's UPdated 8/2022 Download
SNT Outline 8-9-22 NYLAG FINAL.pdf
Training Outline for Advocates on Supplemental Needs Trusts (SNTs) (individual and pooled), and the effect of SNTs on various public benefit programs (updated 8/8/2022). Updated sections include Temporary/Public cash assistance, SNAP, ABLE accounts, Public Housing and Section 8, changes in procedures for submitting pooled trusts in NYC. Also heads up about 2023 increases in Medicaid income and asset limits and update about the 30-month community based lookback).
09 Aug, 2022 1.77 mb Downloads: 210590
Know Your Rights: Is Your MLTC Plan Closing? Know Your Rights - August 2022 Download
MLTC Plan Closings (2022).pdf
Fact Sheet by NYLAG Evelyn Frank Legal Resources Program explaining the "transition rights" of MLTC members when their MLTC plan closes.
01 Aug, 2022 1.01 mb Downloads: 1429
Fact Sheet on Continuity of Care or Transition Rights - After You Enroll in an MLTC Plan (updated 8/1/22) Download
Transition Period changes Fact Sheet - updated 8-1-22.pdf
If you received Immediate Need home care, or your MLTC plan closed, or you were disenrolled from your MLTC plan involuntarily, you are required to enroll in or switch MLTC plans. You have "continuity" or "transition" rights in your new MLTC plan. Learn about those rights and current changes in the rules for what happens when the "Transition Period" ends after 90-120 days.
01 Aug, 2022 950 kb Downloads: 2334
NYLAG Comments to NYS Proposed 1115 Waiver to Address Racial Health Disparities Download
NYLAG SHERPA comments - FINAL 5-20-22.pdf
NYS solicited public comments on its draft proposal that it will submit to CMS requesting an 1115 waiver for "Strategic Health Equity Reform Payment Making Targeted, Evidence-Based Investments to Address the Health Disparities Exacerbated by the COVID-19 Pandemic." Proposal is posted at
www.health.ny.gov/health_care/medicaid/redesign/2022/docs/2022-04_1115_waiver_draft_amendment.pdf
NYLAG's comments are attached.
13 Jul, 2022 858 kb Downloads: 234
Using an SNT to Eliminate the Medicaid spend-down - Fact Sheet (July 2022) Download
SNT Short 2022-07-05.pdf
How to get Medicaid despite having "excess income" - Using a Supplemental Needs Trust to Eliminate the Spend-down for Persons who are Elderly (65+), Blind or Disabled. Written by New York Legal Assistance Group Evelyn Frank Legal Resources Program, updated July 2022 with new procedures in NYC for submitting disability forms, and with 2022 figures.
04 Jul, 2022 1.21 mb Downloads: 154199
SNT Excess Income Contribution Worksheet Download
Pooled Income Trust Contribution Worksheet.xls
Use this Excel spreadsheet to calculate the proper monthly contribution of excess income to an SNT in order to become eligible and maintain eligibility for Medicaid and/or Medicare Savings Program in New York. (updated 2022)
04 Jul, 2022 42 kb Downloads: 35403
NYLAG Questions to DOH on Independent Assessor Guidance Download
2022-05-03 NYIA Questions on ADM + MLTC Policy - NYLAG.pdf
In late April, DOH released an ADM and an MLTC policy with procedures for the Independent Assessor (posted at https://www.health.ny.gov/health_care/medicaid/redesign/nyia/repository/index.htm). On May 3, 2022 NYLAG sent these comments and requests for clarification to DOH.
15 May, 2022 625 kb Downloads: 532
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