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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

https://www.cms.gov/newsroom/press-releases/biden-harris-administration-proposes-new-standards-help-ensure-access-quality-health-care-medicaid#
18 Sep, 2023 940 kb Downloads: 447
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: 215991
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: 1768
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: 2273
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: 2498
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: 3095
Know Your Rights: Is Your MLTC Plan Closing? Know Your Rights - August 2022 Download
MLTC Plan Closings (2022).pdf
Fact Sheet by NYLAG Evelyn Frank Legal Resources Program explaining the "transition rights" of MLTC members when their MLTC plan closes.
01 Aug, 2022 1.01 mb Downloads: 2393
Fact Sheet on Continuity of Care or Transition Rights - After You Enroll in an MLTC Plan (updated 8/1/22) Download
Transition Period changes Fact Sheet - updated 8-1-22.pdf
If you received Immediate Need home care, or your MLTC plan closed, or you were disenrolled from your MLTC plan involuntarily, you are required to enroll in or switch MLTC plans. You have "continuity" or "transition" rights in your new MLTC plan. Learn about those rights and current changes in the rules for what happens when the "Transition Period" ends after 90-120 days.
01 Aug, 2022 950 kb Downloads: 3840
NYLAG Comments to NYS Proposed 1115 Waiver to Address Racial Health Disparities Download
NYLAG SHERPA comments - FINAL 5-20-22.pdf
NYS solicited public comments on its draft proposal that it will submit to CMS requesting an 1115 waiver for "Strategic Health Equity Reform Payment Making Targeted, Evidence-Based Investments to Address the Health Disparities Exacerbated by the COVID-19 Pandemic." Proposal is posted at
www.health.ny.gov/health_care/medicaid/redesign/2022/docs/2022-04_1115_waiver_draft_amendment.pdf
NYLAG's comments are attached.
13 Jul, 2022 858 kb Downloads: 871
SNT Excess Income Contribution Worksheet Download
Pooled Income Trust Contribution Worksheet.xls
Use this Excel spreadsheet to calculate the proper monthly contribution of excess income to an SNT in order to become eligible and maintain eligibility for Medicaid and/or Medicare Savings Program in New York. (updated 2022)
04 Jul, 2022 42 kb Downloads: 37709
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