Fact Sheets on Managed Long Term Care


  1. Basics on Managed Long Term Care  (In process of being updated – 2-2020)  see also  Article on Managed Long Term Care

  2. FACT SHEET ON Medicaid eligibility rules for Aged 65+, Disabled and Blind Individuals in New York State and basics of MLTC enrollment 

  3.  What is MLTC?  (from ICAN Ombuds program- link to read online or download brochures  in 9 languages

Fact Sheets About Enrolling in MLTC Plans – and Alternative Path to Obtaining Home Care thru Immediate Need

  1. How Do I Join MLTC?  (from ICAN program – link to read online or download brochures  in 9 languages)

  2. Troubleshooting Problems Enrolling in MLTC Plans – Tips for Solving Medicaid Spend-down Problems and Barriers that Block Enrollment – including NURSING HOME DISCHARGES 

  3. Explanation of the Conflict Free Evaluation and Enrollment Center and MLTC Evaluation –describes the evaluation process for someone who is on Medicare and Medicaid (approved or application pending) who requires enrollment into a Managed Long Term Care plan.

  4. CFEEC Fact Sheet Printable English (Legal Aid Society)(online version)

  5. Applying for Personal Care or CDPAP based on IMMEDIATE NEED – alternative fast-track path to accessing Medicaid home care  – with key forms (NYC).  See more info here


  • April 2018 – webinar on new MLTC APPEALS rules requiring EXHAUSTION OF internal plan appeals before requesting a Fair Hearing

    • View the recorded webinar on You-tube here 

    • Download the PowerPoint used in the webinar here (slides 5 and 7 have been revised since the webinar)

    • Download the Appendix used in the webinar here – with federal regulations, State notice templates, State and consumer-advocate fact sheets for consumers,  advocacy materials 

  • May 18, 2016  Recorded webinar of NY Metropolitan Elder Law Institute, a project of UCS Trust Services, “Pooled Trusts and the Changing MLTC Landscape – Special Issues for Married Couples, by Valerie Bogart, recorded May 18, 2016 (discusses spousal impoverishment and other budgeting strategies to reduce the spend-down, including the housing disregard for those discharged from NH or Adult Home, and pooled trusts generally.    See other recordings at the same institute on Medicaid planning.

  • Summer 2016 NYLAG Webinar Series on Medicare and Medicaid

  • April 20, 2015 Seminar conducted by NYLAG Evelyn Frank Program on MLTC and FIDA –   was not recorded, but click here for the PowerPoint and for the Appendix of documents referenced in the program.

  • April 13, 2015  1 PM – 3PMNYLAG Evelyn Frank Program on MLTC and FIDA
    • Presentation was conducted in Spanish and targeted Spanish Speaking consumers, their caregivers, and professionals who work with this population.

    • Recording: Presentación Sobre FIDA en Español.  Esto es una grabación de una presentación que fue realizada el 13 de Abril 2015 en una organización local en Brooklyn para  los residentes de ese edificio. La presentación es en español.  Esta presentación se enfoca en los temas de Medicare, Medicaid, planes de cuidado a largo plazo (MLTC), y planes de doble ventaja totalmente integrado (FIDA).

    • Powerpoint: Presentación de powerpoint que acompaña la grabación.

  • Jan. 30, 2015 – Empire Justice Center webinar on MLTC and FIDA – Geoffrey Hale, Esq.
  • Dec. 3, 2014 –  Recorded webinar available for purchase from chapter of NY Chapter Geriatric Care managers at this link
    • Sponsor: New York Chapter of Professional Geriatric Care Managers and NYLAG. 
  • April 24, 2014 NYLAG Webinar on MLTC –(Valerie Bogart and David Silva of the Evelyn Frank Legal Resources Program at NYLAG).  View and listen to a recording of the entire webinar at this link:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/recording/1348252302283983105 (2.25 hours)

PowerPoint: http://www.wnylc.com/health/download/474/ (April 2014)

Appendix: http://www.wnylc.com/health/download/473/ 

NOTE:  An updated Powerpoint – January 2015 is available here and April 2015 powerpoint here)

  • July 16, 2013 – NYLAG Webinar on Pooled Trusts – How to Use Trusts to Reduce Spend-down (David Silva, Esq.)   .(not directly about MLTC but important tool for those who have a spend-down)

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KNOW YOUR RIGHTS: Managed Long Term Care – Fact Sheets, Live and Recorded Webinars