Tool Kit for Community Health Centers- Helping Patients Access Medicaid

Empire Justice January 19, 2010

This tool kit provides fact sheets and forms on ten different topics related to helping patients access Medicaid coverage or other help with paying for health care services.

Topics in the manual include:

  • Medicaid
  • Family Health Plus
  • Child Health Plus
  • Presumptive Eligibility for Children
  • Refugee Medical Assistance
  • Charity Care
  • Spend Down
  • Spousal Refusal
  • Pooled Trusts
  • Rights of Limited English Proficient Patients

Each topic contains fact sheets of 3-4 pages  with charts and/or sample forms following where applicable.  Each fact sheet represents either one of New York’s basic public health programs or an important tool you can use to help your patients qualify for a public health programs.