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Published on Jun 30, 2023 by Michelle Berney
Child Health Plus (CHP) insurers did not enforce premium collection for enrollees with subsidized coverage between March 2020 – April 30, 2023.  Beginning May 1, 2023, CHP enrollees with subsidized premiums will be responsible for paying premiums for all months of coverage, though there is now a 30-day grace period for premium payment, meaning the plan [...]
Published on Jun 30, 2023 by Michelle Berney
Renewals for Medicaid, Child Health Plus and Essential Plan on NYSoHMedicaid, Child Health Plus (CHP) and Essential Plan enrollees with authorization dates ending June 30, 2023, and later must recertify for ongoing coverage through the New York State of Health/Marketplace (NYSoH).There are new rules that allow some enrollees to renew their coverage until the end of [...]
Published on Jun 19, 2023 by Leslie Bailey
Effective June 1, 2023, the earned income disregard for Cash Assistance (CA) will be set at 62%.All recipient households on CA who have earnings are allowed certain earned income disregards (EID) when calculating their cash grant: 62% earned income disregard and an additional $150 general disregard after. The Office of Temporary Disability Assistance adjusts the EID [...]
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 [...]

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