What to Expect

A home assessment visit with an Enrollment Specialist Registered Nurse will be scheduled. The Enrollment Specialist will assess your individual needs, develop a plan of care to meet those needs and assist you in completing the Enrollment Application which will be submitted to N.Y. Medicaid Choice for review and approval.

There are certain requirements that you must meet in order to be eligible to join the Extended MLTC Program.

You may be able to enroll if you:

  • Are 21 years of age and older;
  • Are Medicaid eligible as determined by the New York City Human Resources Administration (HRA) or Local Departments of Social Services (LDSS)
  • Live in New York City (the boroughs of the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens and Staten Island) or the counties of Nassau or Suffolk;
  • In need of nursing home level of care when applicable;
  • In need of community-based long term care services for more than 120 days;
  • Are, at the time of enrollment, able to remain safely at home without jeopardizing your health in accordance with criteria provided by the New York State Department of Health.