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NYS Medicaid Redesign Team II (MRT II) -- Independent Asessor delayed til October 1st for Immediate Need and Expedited Requests.. but in effect for MLTC Enrollment
26 Jul, 2022
This article gives updates on the Medicaid changes enacted in the 2020 NYS Budget under the "Medicaid Redesign Team II" or MRT-2. The two MRT-2 changes that ARE being implemented are: NY Independent Assessor (NYIA) - see more below with delay for Immediate Need and expedited managed...
Covid-19 Resources on Medicaid in NYS - Public Health Emergency Extended til OCT. 2022
20 Jul, 2022
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...
MLTC UPDATE: Independent Assessor started for MLTC enrollment May 16th - Delayed to Oct. 1st for Immediate Need & Expedited managed care Requests
30 Jun, 2022
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 & WHERE TO FILE COMPLAINTS State Dept. of Health Complaint Number for MLTC enrollment &...
News from NYLAG Evelyn Frank Legal Resources Program - Library of Past Newsletters
12 May, 2022
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...
Eligibility Expanded for Medicaid and Medicare Savings Program for Disabled/Age 65+/ Blind (DAB) in NYS Budget!
08 Apr, 2022
On April 8, 2022, the NYS Legislature and Governor reached an agreement on the NYS Budget, which included some important wins for New Yorkers age 65+ and those who have disabilities. While advocates did not get everything we proposed, NYLAG thanks the Governor and Legislature for taking important...
NYC Medicaid Application Changes!! Revised Medicaid App AND New "Supplement A" form required in All Applications and Must be Signed by Spouse
28 Mar, 2022
Two changes in Medicaid applications: Statewide DOH-4220 Medicaid Application form has been updated (dated 8/2021 but HRA just announced this change in NYC Medicaid Alert 3/24/22). If an applicant submits an older version of the DOH-4220, the agency will continue to accept it, and not...
Medicaid & SSI Recipients May Keep Your Covid Stimulus Checks & Unemployment benefits - Including Nursing Home, Adult Home & ALP Residents!
11 Feb, 2022
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. Medicaid and SSI recipients no longer are required to spend the checks within 12...

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