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SSI & Section 1619(b) Medicaid

In New York, SSI recipients automatically qualify for Medicaid. This document provides information on SSI (Supplemental Security Income) and Section 1619(b) Medicaid in New York State. It outlines the criteria for individuals to automatically qualify for Medicaid if they receive SSI and explains how former SSI recipients can retain Medicaid even if their SSI payments were stopped due to earned income.

SSI Exclusions: Blind Work Expenses

Blind work expenses are an SSI Earned Income Exclusion. Learn about the rules and most common expenses.

Benefits Advisement Services for ACCES-VR Consumers

Vocational rehabilitation organizations pay for services to augment the other benefits advisement services that NLS provides. New York State Adult Career and Continuing Educational Services – Vocational Rehabilitation (ACCES-VR) funding of benefits advisement services is a key part of the benefits advisement continuum and directly supports the beneficiary’s move to a work goal.

Earned Income Tax Credit

Summary of Earned Income Tax Credit, qualifications and rules

Expedited SSDI Reinstatement

Summary of Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) reinstatement provisions and applicable rules

Extended Period of Medicare Coverage

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) beneficiary is entitled to Medicare coverage after 24 months of SSDI eligibility. Learn more

People Living with Disabilities

Tags: Medicare

Language: English

Benefits Advisement Services for the Blind Consumers

Information about Benefits Advisement Services for NYS Commission for the Blind Consumers

2024 Social Security Changes

Comparison table between 2023 and 2024 social security and SSI rate and threshold changes

How NLS Works

We provide free legal services to individuals who qualify based on our funders’ eligibility criteria. Some of our services are free for everyone.

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