Kindergarten Applications

Published on December, 21 2022
New York City’s Department of Education (DOE) announced applications are open for children applying for a kindergarten seat for Fall 2023. The deadline to submit an application is January 20, 2023, To sign up for update emails go to

Medigap – Premium Rate Sheets for January 2023

Published on December, 13 2022 by Michelle Berney
Medicare beneficiaries in NY State can enroll in or change Medigap policies at any time of the year. Medigap insurers must file for any rate increase requests with the NYS Department of Financial Services, which oversees Medigap in NYS. Many companies will have rate increases effective January 2023; you can see the Medigap premiums for January [...]

Now that the Medicare Annual Election Period has Ended…

Published on December, 12 2022 by Michelle Berney
Each year, from October 15 – December 7, Medicare beneficiaries can make changes to their coverage. For individuals who didn’t make a change during this period, it can be difficult to know when and under what circumstances they are allowed to make plan changes. Below are additional events that qualify someone for a Special Enrollment Period [...]

COVID-19 Waivers Extended Through February 28, 2023

Published on December, 7 2022 by Leslie Bailey
A waiver has been extended through February 28, 2023 to continue accepting applications for Cash Assistance and SNAP benefits over the phone without requiring a signature on an application. In addition, the waiver will extend domestic violence waivers, as well as other procedures and processes that require frequent contact with individuals experiencing homelessness and residing in [...]