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Legal Problems of the Aging

Guardianships

A.857 (AM Weinstein) / S.2534 (Sen. Hannon) - the Uniform Guardianship and Protective Proceedings Jurisdiction Act.

  • Report in support of legislation by the Legal Problems of the Aging Committee, March 2013.
  • Signed by the Governor, Chp. 427 - October 23, 2013

Managed Long-Term Care

A.8558-C, Part C, Sections 39-b, 39-c, 39-d - Assembly Health and Mental Hygiene Budget for the 2014-2015 state fiscal year; sections 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.

  • Report in support of legislation by the Legal Problems of the Aging Committee, March 2014.

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A.4996 (AM Gottfried) - 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).

  • Report in support of legislation by the Legal Problems of the Aging Committee, March 2013.

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Testimony before the NYS Assembly Committee on Health on the Medicaid transition to care management for long-term care, December 7, 2012.

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Letter to Assembly Member Gottfried regarding the implementation of Managed Long Term Care (MLTC) for dually eligible Medicaid recipients, December 6, 2012.


Medicaid

A.3006-B / S.2606-B, Part A, Section 68 - Health and Mental Hygiene Budget for the 2013-2014 state fiscal year.

  • Part A, Section 68 - Report in opposition to provisions which would eliminate spousal refusal in community settings, March 2013.
  • Part A, Section 34 - Report in opposition to provision 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
  • 2013-2014 New York State Budget Recap

Comments by the Legal Problems of the Aging Committee on Proposed Regulations Regarding Expanded Medicaid Estate Recovery, November 2011.

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Report by the Legal Problems of the Aging Committee on proposed NYS Executive Budget as it relates to Medicaid, March 2011.

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Report by the Legal Problems of the Aging Committee opposing the expansion of Medicaid estate recovery as proposed in the 2010 Executive Budget, April 2010.


Property Tax Abatement

A.6658 (AM Wright) / S.4600 (Sen. Golden) - Relates to partial tax abatements for certain residential real property.

  • Report in support of legislation by the Committee on Legal Problems of the Aging and the Committee on Trusts, Estates and Surrogate’s Courts, May 2013.
  • Signed by the Governor, Chp. 97 - July 3, 2013

Senior Citizens

Report by the Legal Problems of the Aging Committee on proposed 2009 New York State Executive Budget, March 2009.

 


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