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NYS Medicaid Redesign Team II (MRT) -- Independent Assessor to expand Dec. 1st for Immediate Need despite Problems ..Lookback Delayed til April 1, 2024
21 Nov, 2022
Despite advocates and MLTC plans joinly expressing concerns about huge delays and other problems with NYIA,in a joint letter to the State dated Oct 27, 2022, the NYS Dept. of Health is proceeding to expand NYIA on December 1, 2022 to include Immediate Need applications made to the local...
Covid-19 Resources on Medicaid in NYS - Public Health Emergency will be Extended at least until mid-March 2023
14 Nov, 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: Consumers & Plans Jointly Report Problems with Independent Assessor; Consumers Respond to NYS Comptroller Report on MLTC
11 Nov, 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
28 Oct, 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!
10 Jul, 2022
On April 8, 2022, the NYS Legislature and Governor reached an agreement on the NYS Budget, which included some important wins EXPANDING MEDICAID for New Yorkers age 65+ and those who have disabilities, and for undocumented immigrants age 65+. While advocates did not get everything, NYLAG thanks...
Medicaid & SSI Recipients May Keep Your Covid Stimulus Checks & Unemployment benefits - Including Nursing Home, Adult Home & ALP Residents!
08 Jul, 2022
Economic Impact Payments (EIP) (stimulus payments) first authorized by the CARES ACT in 2020 and then two later rounds of payments AND Unemployment benefits paid from March 2020 through Sept. 2021 cannot be counted as "income" for financial eligibility for Medicaid or SSI. Medicaid and SSI...
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...


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