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Undocumented Non-Citizens Age 65+ Now Eligible for Medicaid

As of Jan. 1, 2024, undocumented non-citizen residents of NYS are eligible for Medicaid through a mainstream managed care plan.

19 days ago

Medicaid Redesign

Roll-Back of Independent Assessment Process Sought by LeadingAge NY, Other Advocates

In a letter to DOH, the associations and consumer advocates requested suspension of independent clinical assessments and a delay in the launch of independent 'immediate need' and 'expedited' initial assessments and independent reassessments, in light of scheduling, customer service, and accuracy concerns.

1 year ago

Medicaid Redesign

1115 Medicaid Waiver Public Forum Materials Posted

In case you missed the MRT Waiver public forum on Sept. 28th, the DOH presentation slides, a recording of the presentation and public comments, and a transcript have been posted here.

1 year ago

Medicaid Redesign

State to Hold Annual Forum on Medicaid 1115 Waiver

The virtual forum, which pertains to the existing waiver, not the proposed amendment, will be held on Sept. 28th from 1 to 4 p.m. Written comments may be submitted through Oct. 10th.

1 year ago

Medicaid Redesign

Medicaid 1115 Waiver Amendment Approved by CMS

The amended waiver will invest $7.5 billion in health and social care over three years, focusing on health equity, safety net hospitals, and workforce shortages.

1 month ago

Medicaid Redesign

Long Term Care Must Be a Focus of New Medicaid Waiver, LeadingAge NY Urges in Written Comments

The association's comments to CMS on the State's proposed $13.5 billion waiver emphasized the need for funding mechanisms designed for dual eligibles and the long term care and aging services providers that serve them.

1 year ago

Medicaid Redesign

LeadingAge NY Calls for Investment in Long Term Care and Aging Services at Medicaid Waiver Forum

LeadingAge NY's remarks focused on the failures of prior waivers to invest in services for older adults and the pressing need for a renewed emphasis on the long term care system given demographic changes. Comments on the 1115 waiver amendment are due on Oct. 19th.

1 year ago

Medicaid Redesign

LeadingAge NY Comments on Medicaid 1115 Waiver Request
1 year ago
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