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news Heads Up - Changes Coming in Fair Hearing Rights for MLTC and Managed Care Members - March 2018
20 Nov, 2017
New York State is preparing to implement massive changes in appeal rights for members of Medicaid managed care plans, including members of Managed Long Term Care plans. These are changes in federal Medicaid regulations governing Medicaid managed care plans, which were made by the Obama...
news MLTC UPDATE 2017 - Home Care Worker Pay Update - New Regulations; "Transition Policy" for Guildnet & Other Closing MLTC Plans
26 Oct, 2017
This is a running news article with updates on Managed Long Term Care in NYS. Please see archives for past articles: MLTC updates 2014 - 2016 MLTC Updates - 2012 - 2013 KEY CONTACTS State Dept. of Health Complaint Number for MLTC Problems - 1-866-712-7197 or e-mail...
news News from NYLAG Evelyn Frank Legal Resources Program - Library of Past Newsletters
16 Oct, 2017
The Evelyn Frank Legal Resources Program at NYLAG sends out periodic updates to interested people about developments in Medicaid in New York State affecting seniors and people with disabilities, with an emphasis on people who rely on Medicaid for long-term care services or for subsidies to help...
news Governor Signs Law Ensuring Free Access to Health Records for Those in Need
14 Sep, 2017
In a huge win for disabled New Yorkers, a bill (A7842/S6078) that will streamline the process for thousands of New Yorkers needing to obtain their own health records has been signed into law by Governor Andrew Cuomo. Accurate and comprehensive health records are needed for applications to Social...
news Trump-Care: Info re Proposals to Repeal ACA and Cut Medicaid
23 Mar, 2017
Efforts are moving ahead not only to repeal the Affordable Care Act - with or without a replacement - but to alter the Medicaid program for millions of people, including seniors and people with disabilities, by changing it from an "entitlement" program to block grants or "per capita caps." ...

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