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Published on Feb 4, 2023 by Michelle Berney
As we mentioned in a previous blog post (see blog details here), the non-MAGI Medicaid income/resource limits, as well as the income limits for Medicare Savings Program (MSP), increased, effective January 1, 2023. On January 19th, the Health and Human Services released the official poverty levels for 2023, however, NYS has not yet adopted them. What [...]
Published on Feb 1, 2023 by Leslie Bailey
Since April 2020, the Benefits Plus Learning Center has been current on the changes to policy and procedures as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. During the height of the pandemic there were many federal and state waivers to provide greater flexibility in the application process for cash benefit programs. However, many of these waivers have [...]
Published on Jan 23, 2023 by Leslie Bailey
The premium tax credit (PTC) assists eligible households by lowering the amount of their health insurance premium when they purchase a Qualified Health Plan on the marketplace (NY State of Health). The PTC offsets the amount of the health plan’s premium in the form of a tax credit. The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) of 2021 [...]
Published on Dec 31, 2022 by Michelle Berney
Effective January 1, 2023, there are increases to non-MAGI Medicaid income and resource limits, as well as increases to the Medicare Savings Program (MSP) income limits. As a result of these changes, more people will qualify for these benefits. In addition, those who already have non-MAGI Medicaid and/or a MSP need to understand what these expansions [...]

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