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  • ACCESS NYC

    ACCESS NYC is a free service that can help you find out if you are eligible for over 30 benefit programs. Read More

    By:
    NYC Human Services
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    Spanish / Español
  • myBenefits!

    The fast and easy way to find out about many health and human services programs and how to apply for them - anytime and anywhere. Content Detail

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    New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance
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    Spanish / Español

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Medicaid general Information (5)+

Medicaid eligibility (5)+

Medicaid home care and nursing home care (7)+

  • Applying for Medicaid Personal Care Services in New York City

    Read about the new procedures for applying for Medicaid home care in New York City, for most adults over age 21 who have Medicare and are applying for home care. People under age 21 and those without Medicare still use the old procedures of applying for home care, which are also explained in this article. Content Detail

    By:
    New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG): Evelyn Frank Legal Resources Program
  • Applying for Medicaid Personal Care Services Outside New York City

    Explanation of process of applying for Medicaid personal care services, with a guide to filling out the physician's form needed to apply. Download form for Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Content Detail

    By:
    New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG): Evelyn Frank Legal Resources Program
  • Medicaid Reimbuirsement of Home Care Expenses

    How to apply for reimbursement when you or your family paid out of pocket for home care before you applied for home care, or while your application was being processed. Content Detail

    By:
    New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG): Evelyn Frank Legal Resources Program
  • New York Medicaid Choice website on Managed Long Term Care

    New York Medicaid Choice is a private company under contract to the NYS Dept. of Health to handle all enrollment into Medicaid managed long term care plans across the state. On its website, this company posts updated contact lists for all managed long term care plans, as well as Medicaid Advantage Plus and PACE plans. Also download the Brochures that explain the different types of plans. Content Detail

    By:
    Maximus/ New York Medicaid Choice
  • New York State Medicaid Law for People Needing Nursing Home Care

    Information on Transfer of Asset rules for Medicaid, which can delay coverage by Medicaid for nursing home care. For Medicaid services received while living in the community, there are no transfer of asset penalties. Content Detail

    By:
    Goldfarb, Abrandt Salzman & Kutzin LLP
  • Nursing Home Medicaid Coverage - Basic Financial Eligibility Rules about Income, Resources, and Spousal Protections

    Rules about Financial Eligibility for Medicaid to pay for Nursing Home Care in NYS -- what income must be used to pay for care, what happens to your home, etc. Content Detail

    By:
    New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG): Evelyn Frank Legal Resources Program
  • Tools for Selecting a Managed Long Term Care Plan

    How to decide which managed long term care plan is best for you, now that enrollment in these plans is mandatory for most adults in New York City, Long Island and Westchester, who are over age 21 who have Medicare and need long-term care. Adults in other counties will gradually be required to enroll in these plans in 2013 and 2014. Content Detail

    By:
    New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG): Evelyn Frank Legal Resources Program

Other Medicaid programs (5)+

  • How to Navigate the Medicaid Buy-In Application Process

    Tips for navigating the Medicaid Buy-In for Working People with Disabilities, which allows people under age 65 who have a disability to receive Medicaid despite having higher income. Content Detail

    By:
    New York Makes Work Pay Initiative (NY-MWP) of Cornell Law School and NYS Offices of Health & Mental Health
  • Medicaid Buy-In for Working People with Disabilities: Frequently Asked Questions

    FAQ about the Medicaid Buy-In for Working People with Disabilities, which allows people under age 65 who have a disability to receive Medicaid despite having higher income. Content Detail

    By:
    New York Makes Work Pay Initiative (NY-MWP) of Cornell Law School and NYS Offices of Health & Mental Health
  • Medicaid Buy-in Program for People with Disabilities

    The Medicaid Buy-In Program for Working People with Disabilities (a/k/a MBI-WPD or Medicaid Buy-In) allows people age 16-65 who are working to receive full Medicaid despite gross income that may be as high as $55,188 for an individual and $73,884 for a couple (2009 limits). Content Detail

    By:
    New York State Department of Health
  • Medicaid Programs for Pregnant Women

    Learn about the various Medicaid programs for pregnant women in NYS, including the Prenatal Care Assistance Program (PCAP), which gives Medicaid coverage to pregnant women with income up to 200% of the Federal Poverty Line, and Medicaid Obstetrical and Maternal Services (MOMS) Program. Content Detail

    By:
    New York State Department of Health
  • Medicaid & Work: Keeping Your Medicaid While You Work

    Explains programs that encourage people with disabilities to work by allowing them to keep Medicaid even though they are now earning income. Content Detail

    By:
    New York Makes Work Pay Initiative (NY-MWP) of Cornell Law School and NYS Offices of Health & Mental Health

Medicaid managed care (5)+

  • Basic Facts about Medicaid Managed Care

    This is a PDF with information about Medicaid Managed Care. Medicaid Managed Care laws were updated in 2016 and again in 2018. Content Detail

    By:
    Mobilization for Justice, Inc.
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • HIV Special Needs Plans (SNP)

    Follow this link to a webpage that describes a type of Medicaid Managed Care program that people with HIV/AIDS may voluntarily join, what services are covered and how care is accessed. Content Detail

    By:
    New York State Department of Health
  • How Do I Pick a New Medicaid Managed Care Plan?

    Information on what to think about and what questions to ask when choosing a new medicaid managed care plan. Content Detail

    By:
    Mobilization for Justice, Inc.
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • New York Medicaid Choice website on Managed Long Term Care

    New York Medicaid Choice is a private company under contract to the NYS Dept. of Health to handle all enrollment into Medicaid managed long term care plans across the state. On its website, this company posts updated contact lists for all managed long term care plans, as well as Medicaid Advantage Plus and PACE plans. Also download the Brochures that explain the different types of plans. Content Detail

    By:
    Maximus/ New York Medicaid Choice
  • Tools for Selecting a Managed Long Term Care Plan

    How to decide which managed long term care plan is best for you, now that enrollment in these plans is mandatory for most adults in New York City, Long Island and Westchester, who are over age 21 who have Medicare and need long-term care. Adults in other counties will gradually be required to enroll in these plans in 2013 and 2014. Content Detail

    By:
    New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG): Evelyn Frank Legal Resources Program

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