New York State's Medicaid program covers personal care services and consumer-directed personal assistance services. The model for delivery of those services has, in the years since 2011, gradually transitioned from the local departments of social services, through their Medicaid programs, to different managed care plans. Where to apply for Medicaid, and how to access home care services varies for different populations, with changes in July 2016.  

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