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Contact List of CASA Offices prepared by NYLAG Download
CASA Contact List 2014 -October.pdf
22 Oct, 2014 107 kb Downloads: 19978
CASA Contact List Download
HCSP CASA List 10-9-2014.pdf
NYLAG assembled this list of contacts within the New York City Home Care Services Program and the State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance. (updated 5/2014)
22 Oct, 2014 113 kb Downloads: 63077
NYLAG Comments on Immediate Need Medicaid Personal Care Services - Proposed Regulations Download
NYLAG Comments Immediate Need PCS.pdf
Sept. 2, 2014 Comments on proposed regulations issued July 16, 2014 to comply with court Order requiring State to have procedure to authorize "immediate need" personal care services while Medicaid application is pending.
16 Sep, 2014 447 kb Downloads: 1708
Consumer Coalition Comments on Draft Quality Strategy of NYS DOH Managed Care Program Download
CPRNYDE comments on 2014 Quality Strategy 07-13-14 - FINAL.pdf
Consumer Coalition Comments on Draft Quality Strategy of NYS DOH Managed Care Program (JUly 13, 2014)
08 Sep, 2014 419 kb Downloads: 1502
Medicaid Matters Fact Sheet: Managed Long Term Care in NYS Part I: The Basics Download
MMNY - MMC Fact Sheet Advocate - MLTC 1 The Basics 08-14.pdf
Medicaid Matters Fact Sheet: Managed Long Term Care in NYS Part I: The Basics - updated August 2014. See also Fact Sheet II - Grievance and Appeal Rights in MLTC
http://www.wnylc.com/health/afile/184/415/.
27 Aug, 2014 577 kb Downloads: 4571
NYC HRA MICSA Medicaid Alert - Consumer-Directed Personal Assistance (CDPAP) & Managed Care (10/26/12) Download
2012-10-26 CDPAP and Managed Care.pdf
Effective Nov. 1, 2012, Consumer-Directed Personal Assistance Program (CDPAP) is included in the benefit package for both Mainstream Medicaid Managed Care and Managed Long Term Care. This change affects both people who have Medicaid only and people who have both Medicaid and Medicare ("dual eligibles). See info on CDPAP at http://wnylc.com/health/entry/40/.

(1) Most people STATEWIDE with Medicaid Only (but no Medicare) are already required to enroll in a Mainstream Medicaid Managed Care (MMC) plan. Those plans will now approve, authorize and pay for CDPAP. See http://wnylc.com/health/news/22/

(2) Managed Long Term Care (MLTC)-- See info at http://wnylc.com/health/news/41/.

Since MLTC is now mandatory as of 9/1/2012 in NYC for "dual eligibles" needing personal care, CDPAP recipients in NYC will begin receiving letters giving them 60 days to select an MLTC plan, or they will be auto-assigned to a plan on a random basis. The MLTC plans must contract with CONCEPTS and Chinese-American Planning Council through 10/31/13 so consumers can keep their current aides. See more at http://wnylc.com/health/entry/40/
18 Aug, 2014 117 kb Downloads: 6767
Final State Regulations on Consumer-Directed Personal Assistance Program - April 2011 Download
CDPAP Regulations 04-20-2011.pdf
Notice of Adoption of regulations on April 20, 2011
18 Aug, 2014 152 kb Downloads: 7756
Letter to CMS from Consumer Advocates August 29, 2012 on Managed Long Term Care Download
Consumer Letter NY CMS 8-28-2012.pdf
Letter to CMS from Consumer Advocates August 29, 2012 on protections needed in Managed Long Term Care
07 Aug, 2014 118 kb Downloads: 1155
Dec. 27, 2011 Letter to CMS from Consumer Groups re Managed Long Term Care Waiver Download
consumer letter to cms 12-2011 rev.pdf
Letter expressing concerns re expansion of 1115 waiver to mandate enrollment in managed long term care
06 Aug, 2014 826 kb Downloads: 2752
Medicaid Home Care Fair Hearing Digest Download
Home Care Fair Hearing Digest.2.doc
Compiles synopses of favorable Fair Hearing decisions on various types of Medicaid home care, most of which are posted on the Fair Hearing database of wnylc.com. Categorized generally by topic and searchable. Many decisions posted on Online Resource Center of wnylc.net. Need log-in but free to use. 2011 decisions now posted OTDA website.
01 Aug, 2014 886 kb Downloads: 10850
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