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Published on May 25, 2023 by Michelle Berney
As a result of a 2018 lawsuit, Ciaramella et. al. v. Bassett, brought against New York State by the Legal Aid Society, Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP, and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, Medicaid beneficiaries are expected to see increased coverage for dental services in 2024. While the settlement is still awaiting court approval, services to be [...]
Published on May 25, 2023 by Michelle Berney
Starting from March 1, 2023, pregnant individuals in NYS will receive 12 months of continuous Medicaid coverage after giving birth, regardless of any increase in their household income during that period. Previously, pregnant individuals were only eligible for Medicaid for 60 days postpartum. This 12-month coverage will be applicable to anyone who was eligible for and [...]
Published on Apr 12, 2023 by Michelle Berney
NYC Medicaid recipients with coverage administered by HRA, who do not also have a Cash Assistance case, are now able to submit their Medicaid renewal information using the ACCESS HRA client portal. These recipients still have the option of mailing in the renewal forms to NYC HRA; ACCESS HRA provides another option for renewal submission. This [...]
Published on Mar 30, 2023 by Michelle Berney
NYRx is the new name for New York State’s Medicaid Pharmacy Program. Beginning April 1, 2023, pharmacy benefits will be “carved out” of the benefits package for Mainstream Medicaid Managed Care plans (MMC), Health and Recovery Plans (HARPs) and HIV-Special Needs Plans (HIV-SNPs).This means that plan members will no longer have their prescriptions covered by their [...]

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