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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: 620
Chart of Enrollment in MLTC Plans - Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester - March 2017 Download
Guildnet market share 11-2016 and 4-2017.pdf
Chart shows impact of withdrawal of Guildnet from Nassau, Suffolk and Westchester Counties per letters sent to 4000+ members in March 2017. See http://www.wnylc.com/health/download/621/
23 May, 2017 263 kb Downloads: 363
Letter from State Dept. of Health to Guildnet members in Long Island & Westchester - 3/13/2017 Download
guildnet letter from DOH - 2 - May 2016.pdf
Letter dated Mar. 13, 2017 from NYS Dept of Health to 4000+ members of Guildnet MLTC in Suffolk, Nassau, and Westchester counties, clarifying that Guildnet MLTC is not closing in those 3 counties on June 1, 2017 and that the plan is required to continue providing services to members after that date. See letter for more.
18 May, 2017 654 kb Downloads: 499
NYS Personal Care Aide Scope of Practice Download
Personal Care Aide Scope of Practice 12-1994.pdf
NYS Dept. of Social Services Local Commissioners Memorandum 92-LCM-70, DSS-4037-EL, April 24, 1992. Amended December 1, 1994. Describes which tasks personal care aides (known as home attendants in NYC) may and may not do.
16 May, 2017 116 kb Downloads: 19179
Letter Template from Guildnet in Nassau, Suffolk and Westchester to Members - Feb. 2017 Download
GuildNet plan withdrawal - member notification letter 3 counties combined.pdf
Letter Guildnet is sending to it;s 4,000+ members in Nassau, Suffolk and Westechester counties in Feb and March 2017 stating, "GuildNet will no longer offer Managed Long Term Care (MLTC) services in [county] effective June 1, 2017. It is important that you select a new MLTC plan before May 18, 2017 to assure a smooth transfer to your new plan. You will continue to receive services from GuildNet until your transfer to your new plan is complete." Letter does not explain that if person does NOT transfer to another plan, they may still stay in Guildnet. Nor does letter explain that new plan is not required by State to honor Guildnet's same plan of care and number of hours. NOr does letter give contact info for ICAN ombuds program. icannys.org
29 Mar, 2017 263 kb Downloads: 715
Basic Eligibility for Medicaid Home Care Download
Medicaid Basic - 2017.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. 2017)
22 Jan, 2017 634 kb Downloads: 103416
Westchester County Physicians Order for Personal Care Services 10-27-15 Download
Form 1050 Westchester Physicians Order for PCS 10-27-15.pdf
17 Jan, 2017 80 kb Downloads: 787
Explanation of the Conflict Free Evaluation and Enrollment Center and MLTC Evaluation (rev. 12-2016) Download
Explanation of the CFEEC and MLTC Evaluation NYLAG Letterhead rev 12-2016.pdf
This outline describes the evaluation process for someone who is on Medicare and Medicaid (approved or application pending) who requires enrollment into a Managed Long Term Care plan. Revised 12-2016 to include change that CFEEC now valid for 75 instead of 60 days.
23 Dec, 2016 413 kb Downloads: 14995
NYS FIDA Special Mailing to MLTC Members Explaining FIDA Program - 2016 Download
DOH FIDA enrollment solicitation 11-16.pdf
Mailing from New York Medicaid Choice to MLTC Members in FIDA Demo Area (New York City and Nassau County) explaining FIDA program. May be confusing to members who previously opted out of FIDA.
23 Dec, 2016 206 kb Downloads: 209
11/9/2016 Letter from NYS Dept. of Health Extending FIDA 2 years Download
FIDA extension letter 11.09.16.pdf
Extends FIDA demo extra 2 years through Dec. 31, 2019
09 Nov, 2016 87 kb Downloads: 348
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