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Medicaid for Home Care in New York

Medicaid Certified Home Care Agency in New York

An agency needs to be certified as an HHA (Home Health Agency) to claim Medicaid in New York. All agencies must have a license and should offer only non-medical care services. Details about the eligibility are provided by the Bureau of Licensing and Certification or state’s Department of Human Services.

Governing Body: New York Medicaid


In New York, Medicaid is also known as Medicaid Managed Care, and it offers a number of jointly-funded state and federal health care programs for seniors, pregnant women, parents, newborns, children, seniors, and disabled people.

Medicaid Programs:

  • New York Managed Long Term Care (MLTC) Program Waiver
  • New York Consumer-Directed Personal Assistance Program (CDPAP)
  • New York Assisted Living Program (ALP)
  • New York Community First Choice Option (CFCO)
  • Family Planning Benefit Program
  • Child Health Plus

Income Requirements:

  • For those with an income within 138% of the FPL
  • For an individual, income of $16,643 per year
  • For a family of four, income of $33,948 per year
  • For a family of ten, income of $68,559 per year

Application Process:

The application process for accessing Medicaid in New York is simple. One can apply online for the available Medicaid programs by visiting the NY State of Health.

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