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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: 1153
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: 1141
NYC HRA Medicaid Alert 2018-01-10 Corrected Mailing - Medicare Enrollment Download
2018-01-10- HRA MICSA ALERT REVISED Must Apply for Medicare.pdf
See http://www.wnylc.com/health/entry/185/
24 Jan, 2018 113 kb Downloads: 1285
Revised NYC HRA Notice to Medicaid Recipients Age 65+ Must Apply for Medicare (1-6-2018) Download
2018-01-06 Revised MA Notice Medicare Enrollment (Redacted).pdf
Notice sent to 5000 NYC Medicaid recipients age 65+ on Jan. 6, 2018 revoking an earlier Dec. 2017 notice and replacing it.. telling them they must apply for Medicare or risk having Medicaid discontinued. See http://www.wnylc.com/health/entry/185/
24 Jan, 2018 128 kb Downloads: 1235
NYC HRA Medicaid Form MAP 3062c Request for Time Extension - Applying for Medicare Download
MAP-3062c Request for Time Extension- Medicare App (Fill-able).pdf
New HRA form designed to request extra time to submit proof that you applied for Medicare, as newly required as a condition of obtaining or keeping Medicaid. This form is an adaptation of new Form MAP 3062c, which is for requesting extra time to submit documents generally in applications and renewals. 3062c is limited to max 30 days, while 3062c allows you to specific any number of days extension. This is a fill-able form.
24 Jan, 2018 65 kb Downloads: 1080
NYC HRA Medicaid Form MAP-3062a Request for a Time Extension (12/5/17)(fillable) Download
MAP-3062a Request for a Time Extension (12-5-17) Fillable.pdf
Used for applications, renewals, and the new requirement to apply for Medicare for those age 65+. "I am unable to provide the documentation that HRA requested at this time. I am requesting additional time past the deferral due date that HRA provided. I understand that this extra time may delay the final processing of my case which could result in an eligibility determination taking longer than the normal case processing timeframe of 30 days for a case containing a child, 45 days for a case containing adults only, or 90 days for a case based on a disability." Asks to specify if this is initial extension request or later. This is a fill-in-able form.
11 Jan, 2018 66 kb Downloads: 1441
NYC HRA Insert to Medicaid Applications and Renewals - Must Apply for Medicare (MAP 3134e) Download
MAP3134e - DAB insert renewal and apply for Medicare (1-20-17).pdf
Insert in all Medicaid renewals and applications informing people age 65+ or approaching age 65 that they must apply for Medicare. Notice does NOT say they need only apply if they meet Medicare immigration status requirements and have incomes under 120% FPL.
22 Dec, 2017 393 kb Downloads: 1098
NYC HRA Medicaid Alert 2017-12-04 - Application Dates and Deferral Timeframes Download
2017-12-04 Medicaid Application Dates & Deferral Timeframes.pdf
NYC HRA Medicaid program Alert giving new timeframes for applicants to respond to "deferrals" by the Medicaid agency, which allow additional time to submit missing timeframes. Also introduces a new Form MAP-3062b Decision on your REquest for a Time Extension. MAP-3062a Request for Time Extension is revised 12/5/17 (also posted on this site)
21 Dec, 2017 174 kb Downloads: 1166
NYC HRA Medicaid Alert 2017-12-13 Most Medicaid Recipients & Applicants Must appy for Medicare Download
2017-12-13 - Must Apply for Medicare.pdf
Alert issued to implement State policy -- 17 OHIP ADM-01: "Medicare Enrollment at Age 65" -- that requires those with incomes under 120% of the Federal Poverty Line, who are age 65+ or within 3 months of turning 65 - to apply for Medicare, if they would meet the immigration status requirements (citizens or have been a lawful permanent resident for 5 years).

SEe http://www.wnylc.com/health/entry/185/
21 Dec, 2017 139 kb Downloads: 1398
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: 3023
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