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Currency Conversion Worksheet for Holocaust Reparations Download
Reparation worksheet.xls (11-2023).xlsx
Use this worksheet to convert lifetime total amount received in Holocaust reparations / restitution from foreign currencies (Deutschmarks and Euros) into U.S. Dollars. This is for purposes of taking advantage of the exemption of saved reparations payments from the resource test for Federally-funded means-tested benefits, like Medicaid and Supplemental Security Income. Updated through Feb. 2022
01 Dec, 2023 147 kb Downloads: 8015
NYLAG Comments to CMS Proposed Standards for Improved Access to Home & Community Based Services Download
NYLAG Comments HCBS-Access Rule 6-30-23 CMS-2442-P.pdf
NYLAG filed these comments on June 30, 2023 to the federal CMS Medicaid agency's proposal to improve standards for accessing Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Provisions - see CMS summary at https://www.cms.gov/newsroom/fact-sheets/ensuring-access-medicaid-services-cms-2442-p-notice-proposed-rulemaking and

18 Sep, 2023 940 kb Downloads: 130
Supplemental Needs Trusts Outline for Advocates - Including Impact on Various Benefits of Transfers of Lump Sums into SNT's UPdated 6/2023 Download
SNT Outline 2023-06.pdf
Training Outline for Advocates on Supplemental Needs Trusts (SNTs) (individual and pooled), and the effect of SNTs on various public benefit programs (updated 6/30/2023). Updated sections include Temporary/Public cash assistance, SNAP, ABLE accounts, Public Housing and Section 8, changes in procedures for submitting pooled trusts in NYC. Also heads up about 2023 increases in Medicaid income and asset limits and update about the 30-month community based lookback).
01 Jul, 2023 1.3 mb Downloads: 213821
Using an SNT to Eliminate the Medicaid spend-down - Fact Sheet (May 2023) Download
SNT Short 2023-05 FINAL.pdf
How to get Medicaid despite having "excess income" - Using a Supplemental Needs Trust to Eliminate the Spend-down for Persons who are Elderly (65+), Blind or Disabled. Written by New York Legal Assistance Group Evelyn Frank Legal Resources Program, updated May 2023 with new procedures in NYC for submitting disability forms, and with 2023 figures.
23 May, 2023 476 kb Downloads: 157157
Excel Template for Medicaid Non-MAGI Budgeting -2023 FPL: Download
Medicaid Budgeting worksheet 2023-REVISED protected .xls
Excel template that can be used to calculate Medicaid non-MAGI eligibility under the increased 2023 levels - see http://health.wnylc.com/health/news/90/. Template uses 2023 Federal Poverty Limits. These budgets are to be used by advocates as a tool to estimate spend-down and eligibility to counsel consumers as the Public Health Emergency unwinding begins. See http://health.wnylc.com/health/news/86/#unwinding. Template has different tabs for different types of budgeting schemes. -- See list of these at http://health.wnylc.com/health/entry/222/.
17 May, 2023 95 kb Downloads: 2223
Basic Eligibility for Medicaid and Home Care in NYS - Age 65+, Disabled, Blind Download
Medicaid Basic - 2023 FINAL (2-17-2023).pdf
This is basic general information about applying for Community Medicaid in order to receive home care (personal care or consumer-directed personal assistance) through Managed Long Term Care or based on Immediate Need through the local Medicaid program. To receive Medicaid home care, you must be both financially and medically eligible. This explains the rules on financial eligibility for the Disabled, Aged 65+, and Blind (DAB) category and gives info on how to apply (updated Feb. 17, 2023 with final 2023 Income and Asset limits released by DOH)
18 Feb, 2023 312 kb Downloads: 186245
NYLAG PowerPoint on NY Independent Assessor - Feb. 2023 Download
NYIA Webinar CLE Slides Handout 2-2023.pdf
Presentation given in webinar conducted by NYLAG Evelyn Frank Legal Resources Program on Feb. 8, 2023 on the NY Independent Assessor.
15 Feb, 2023 1.99 mb Downloads: 1011
APPENDIX from NYLAG webinar 1/18/23 on Medicaid Increased Income Limits 2023 (Updated 1/27/23) Download
Medicaid NYLAG CLE Appendix final.revised3 UPDATED.pdf
APPENDIX distributed at webinar of Jan. 18, 2023 - UPDATED after webinar with UPDATED HRA Chart of Medicaid Income Levels and UPDATED HRA form MAP-3190 (1/10/23). See further updates of that chart posted at http://health.wnylc.com/health/entry/15/. (Will be updated soon when NYS DOH issues a GIS implemented the 2023 FPL levels. Meanwhile, the 2023 Medicaid levels announced to date were based on the 2022 FPLs.
28 Jan, 2023 3.16 mb Downloads: 1699
Training Powerpoint on 2023 Medicaid Increases in NYS Download
PPT NYLAG CLE Medicaid Increases 2023-01.pdf
PowerPoint presented in CLE Webinar on Jan. 18, 2023 by NYLAG Evelyn Frank Legal Resources program on how NYS is rolling out the increases in Medicaid eligibility for the Aged 65+, Blind, & Disabled category (ABD or DAB or NOn-MAGI). Includes how this rollout intersects with "unwinding the Public Health Emergency" starting in March 2023. See updates at http://health.wnylc.com/health/news/90/
25 Jan, 2023 696 kb Downloads: 1923
NYLAG PowerPoint on NY Independent Assessor - and other Home Care Changes 2022 Download
NYLAG NYIA for CDPAANYS 10-2022 - corrected.pdf
NYLAG Slides on NY Independent Assessor - and other Medicaid and Home Care Changes 2022 - current as of 10/27/2022, based on regulations and DOH policies slides posted at https://www.health.ny.gov/health_care/medicaid/redesign/nyia/repository/index.htm \ See more info and updates at http://www.wnylc.com/health/news/85/
05 Dec, 2022 384 kb Downloads: 2549
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