NY DOH Guidance for Medicaid Consumers Enrolled Through their Local Department of Social Services

The New York Department of Health (NY DOH) created a fact sheet offering guidance on Medicaid coverage during the COVID-19 State of Emergency for people enrolled through their Local Departments of Social Services.

Frequently asked questions on the following topics are addressed: 

- Applying for Medicaid During the COVID-19 State of Emergency 

- Maintaining Medicaid Coverage During the COVID-19 Emergency

- Providing Proof of Eligibility for Medicaid Coverage During the COVID-19 Emergency

- Medicaid Coverage with Other Benefits During the COVID-19 Emergency. 

This resource is for New York City and New York State residents. 


COVID-19 Updates
Caregiver/Staff Resources

About the database

YAI’s COVID-19 Database was created to help people find services and information during the coronavirus pandemic. The services listed are provided by organizations outside of YAI. Questions about specific resources may be directed to the contacts listed.

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