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NYS Medicaid Cuts Final Home Care Regulations Adopted: LOOKBACK Delayed until at least April 2022 - View recorded webinars on lookback
25 Oct, 2021
Severe cuts in Medicaid eligibility and access to home care services were enacted in the 2020-21 State Budget on April 2, 2020. Summary starts here. Download the Final Health Budget Law (direct link to PDF – consumer-focused sections start at page 259) This article discusses the two main...
MLTC UPDATE: OCT. 7th DEADLINE for Home Care Workers Must be Vaccinated, Nov. 8th Effective Date for New State Regulations
25 Oct, 2021
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 MLTC CONTACTS State Dept. of Health Complaint Number for MLTC enrollment & services problems- ...
Covid-19 Resources on Medicaid in NYS - Public Health Emergency Extended til Jan. 2022, Home Care aide vaccine deadline10/7; Telehealth assessments Resumed
19 Oct, 2021
This article describes laws, policies and procedures developed by the federal government (CMS), the NYS Department of Health (DOH), and by New York City is HRA to protect Medicaid during the Public Health Emergency. On this page we will gather links to helpful resources and to key government...
Medicaid & SSI Recipients May Keep Your Covid Stimulus Checks & Unemployment benefits - Including Nursing Home, Adult Home & ALP Residents!
12 Sep, 2021
Economic Impact Payments (EIP) (stimulus payments) first authorized by the CARES ACT in 2020 and then two later rounds of payments cannot be counted as "income" for financial eligibility for Medicaid or SSI. However, initially Medicaid and SSI recipients had 12 months to spend the checks...
Advocates urge Governor to include Medicaid Eligibility Equity in the Executive Budget - by Expanding Eligibility for Disabled/Age 65+/ Blind (DAB) Medicaid
26 Aug, 2021
New York Legal Assistance Group, Medicaid Matters New York, the Medicare Rights Center, Community Service Society of New York, The Legal Aid Society, New York StateWide Senior Action Council, and over 50 other organizations, are asking New York’s new Governor, Kathy Hochul, to expand Medicaid...
News from NYLAG Evelyn Frank Legal Resources Program - Library of Past Newsletters
06 Apr, 2021
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...
NYC Medicaid Application Changes!! New "Supplement A" form required in All Applications and Must be Signed by Spouse
08 Jan, 2021
HRA recently posted a new Medicaid Alert - Asset Verification System Expanded to all DAB/SSI Related Submissions (Dec.22, 2020). Why this electronic system is expanding is explained below. But buried in the Alert is the bigger news some big changes for filing all Medicaid applications in NYC for...
NYLAG Submits Comments on proposed CMS "Sunset" Regulation - Rule Adopted January 8, 2021
08 Jan, 2021
JAN 8, 2021 Update - The Trump Administration adopted a final rule - PDF finalizing, with some changes, the proposed rule that NYLAG and many other organizations commented on, described below. In its last days, the Trump Administration is continuing to try to sabotage the incoming...

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