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Committee: Legal Problems of the Aging

Report on budget legislation A.8558-C Budget which would amend the social services law and the public health law in order to provide due process rights in relation to Medicaid reviews and appeals (March 2014) ( PDF format )
Subject area: Medicaid, Managed Long Term Care Plans

Supplemental comments on proposed adoption of 22 NYCRR § 202.5(e), relating to redaction of confidential personal information in papers filed in civil matters (May 2013) ( PDF format )
Subject area: Guardianships

Report on A.6658/S.4600 which would amend the Real Property Tax Law in relation to partial tax abatements for certain property (May 2013) ( PDF format )
Subject area: Property Tax Abatement

Report on A.3006-B/S.2606-B, Part A, Section 34 which would eliminate the requirement that social service districts provide interim Medicaid services for those with immediate needs while their Medicaid applications are pending (March 2013) ( PDF format )
Subject area: Medicaid

Report on A.4996 which would secure certain due process rights in fair hearings for Medicaid applicants and recipients in regard to the decisions made about their care by private Managed Long Term Care plans (MLTCs) (March 2013) ( PDF format )
Subject area: Managed Long Term Care

Report on A.3006-B/S.2606-B, Part A. Section 68 which would eliminate spousal refusal in community settings (March 2013) ( PDF format )
Subject area: Medicaid, Spousal Refusal

Report on A.857/S.2534, the Uniform Guardianship and Protection Proceedings Jurisdiction Act which would establish uniform procedure for guardianship and protective proceedings (March 2013) ( PDF format )
Subject area: Guardianships

Testimony before the NYS Assembly Committee on Health on the Medicaid transition to care management for long-term care (December 2012) ( PDF format )
Subject area: Managed Long Term Care

Letter to Assembly Member Gottfried regarding the implementation of Managed Long Term Care (MLTC) for dually eligible Medicaid recipients (December 2012) ( PDF format )
Subject area: Managed Long Term Care

Comments on Proposed Regulations Regarding Expanded Medicaid Estate Recovery (November 2011) ( PDF format )
Subject area: Medicaid

Report on the Proposed New York State 2011 Executive Budget as it relates to Medicaid (March 2011) ( PDF format )
Subject area: Medicaid

Report opposing the expansion of Medicaid estate recovery as proposed in the 2010 Executive Budget (April 2010) ( PDF format )
Subject area: Medicaid

Report Regarding Home and Community-Based Medicaid Waivers Services (February 2009) ( PDF format )
Subject area: Medicaid

Comments on Proposed New York State 2009 Executive Budget (March 2009) ( PDF format )
Subject area: Senior Citizens

Report in support of S.1660/A.1825 which would require that no person 62 years of age or older would be denied occupancy in, or evicted from, a multiple dwelling on the sole ground that he or she keeps a common household pet, so long as the keeping of the pet is not prohibited by applicable law and the pet does not constitute a nuisance or cause damage to the premises ( PDF format )
Subject area: Pets in Housing

Comments on Intro. No. 380, amending the Administrative Code of the City of New York, to clarify the rights of guardians and their companion animals in multiple dwellings; and to grant senior citizens residing in multiple dwellings the automatic right, regardless of three months elapsing, to have companion animals in their apartments ( PDF format )
Subject area: Pets in Housing