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NYLAG Questions to DOH on Independent Assessor Guidance Download
2022-05-03 NYIA Questions on ADM + MLTC Policy - NYLAG.pdf
In late April, DOH released an ADM and an MLTC policy with procedures for the Independent Assessor (posted at https://www.health.ny.gov/health_care/medicaid/redesign/nyia/repository/index.htm). On May 3, 2022 NYLAG sent these comments and requests for clarification to DOH.
15 May, 2022 625 kb Downloads: 1235
NYLAG PooledTrust 2022 Spanish.pdf
“EXCESS INCOME” OR SPEND-DOWN" (2022), by NYLAG Evelyn Frank Legal Resources Program, posted at http://www.wnylc.com/health/download/4/. Spanish translation courtesy of Centro de Harry y Jeanette Weinberg para la justicia de los ancianos en el Hogar Hebreo de Riverdale, en colaboración con la Asociación público-privada de servicios para la tercera edad de Westchester y el Centro de justicia para la mujer de Pace.

Mas informacion is at https://www.seniorlawday.info/derecho-para-la-tercera-edad/

English at https://www.seniorlawday.info/resources/ or http://www.seniorlawday.info/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/2021-Elder-Law-QA-222.pdf
28 Apr, 2022 695 kb Downloads: 6389
NYLAG 2nd Set of Questions to DOH about Independent Asssessor (3-25-22) Download
2022-03-25 NYLAG 2nd set of questions about NYIA slide decks FINAL.pdf
NYLAG's second set of comments and questions about the Independent Assessor slides posted by DOH on https://www.health.ny.gov/health_care/medicaid/redesign/nyia/. This set is about PowerPoints for Topics 2 and 3. NYLAG's 1st set of comments were about Topic 1 and the High Level OVerview from Dec. 2021, and is posted at http://www.wnylc.com/health/download/807/. For more info see http://www.wnylc.com/health/news/85/#Independnet%20Assessor%20NEW.
06 Apr, 2022 542 kb Downloads: 1208
NYLAG Health Priorities for NYS Budget 2022-23 Download
2022 NYLAG Legislative Agenda HEALTH 3-26-22.pdf
NYLAG Health Priorities for NYS Budget 2022-23 - including expansion of the Medicaid financial limits for age 65 and disabled, and Medicare Savings Program expansion, and more
29 Mar, 2022 658 kb Downloads: 1120
NYLAG comments about Independent Assessor Procedures - 2-02-2022 Download
2022-02-02 NYLAG questions about NYIA slides 12-21-22 + 1-14-22 (Topic 1).pdf
NYLAG comments and questions to State DOH dated 2-2-2022, about the first sets of PowerPoints posted on new NY INdependent Asssessor website - https://www.health.ny.gov/health_care/medicaid/redesign/nyia/faqs/index.htm. These comments are about the 12-2021 presentations and Topic 1 presentations dated Jan. 14, 2022
19 Mar, 2022 93 kb Downloads: 1250
NYLAG Memo in Support of Medicare Savings Program Expansion in NYS FY 2023 Budget - Assembly Proposal Download
NYLAG memo in support MSP one house FINAL .pdf
NYLAG Memo in Support of Medicare Savings Program Expansion in NYS FY 2023 Budget - as proposed in the Assembly one-house bill n A. 9007B Part SS and in S8228/A924 (May/Gottfried)
15 Mar, 2022 420 kb Downloads: 1176
Webinar on NYS Medicaid Home Care Changes in 2022 - by NYLAG Evelyn Frank Program - Jan. 26, 2021 Download
Medicaid Home Care CLE Webinar Jan. 26-2022.pdf
PowerPoint describes the changes in Medicaid Home Care that started being rolled out Nov. 8, 2021. This PowerPoint developed before DOH launched website about Independent Assessor that starts March 1, 2022, so does not include that info posted at https://www.health.ny.gov/health_care/medicaid/redesign/nyia/. Check for more updates at http://www.wnylc.com/health/news/85/. Webinar recording will also be posted. Proposed expansion of financial eligibility for age 65+, disabled, and blind is also discussed.
31 Jan, 2022 2.23 mb Downloads: 1634
Consumer Concerns about Independent Assessor Implementtion - 12/15/22 letter updates Jan. 6, 2022 Download
Consumer Concerns re Implementing Independent Assessor 12-15-22 with 1-6-22 Followup.pdf
12/15/22 letter sent to DOH jointly from Medicaid Matters NY and NYLAG with concerns about implementation of the Independent Assessor changes on March 1, 2022 - with no guidance or procedures yet issued let alone tested and ready, and with a lack of capacity for NY Medicaid Choice to handle the huge demand of approximately 300,000 nurse assessments and 300,000 physician/practitioner assessments a year.
11 Jan, 2022 2.45 mb Downloads: 1817
NYLAG Fact Sheet on Applying for Medicaid and Home Care if "Immediate Need" for Personal Care or Consumer-Directed Services Download
Fact Sheet Immediate Need (2021-12-3) Complete.pdf
Fact Sheet includes key forms (updated 12-2021)
03 Dec, 2021 925 kb Downloads: 15447
NYLAG PowerPoint on 2021-22 Medicaid Home Care Changes & Lookback Download
NYLAG Budget PowerPoint Home care changes 10-2021.pdf
Powerpoint with latest info - as of Oct. 20, 2021 -- on implementation of changes enacted in the NYS FY 2020-2021 budget, including the restrictions on eligibility for Personal Care services (PCS) and CDPAP services (reqiring 2-3 ADLs), the Independent Assessor procedures, and the loosened standards allowing plans to more easily reduce hours of home care after a "transition period" for certain members.
20 Oct, 2021 1.31 mb Downloads: 1733
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