New LDSS Workers

This seven-day training session (Week 1: 3/06-3/09; Week 2: 3/20-3/22) provides participants with an introduction to New York State’s Medicaid program, with a focus on the eligibility for individuals who need community-based medical care.

As a result of the training, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the various public health insurance programs available to New York State residents.
  • Separate applying household members into distinct categories
  • Recognize the different levels of eligibility within the Community Medicaid program.
  • Interpret and apply community Medicaid eligibility policy and budgeting methodology.
  • Summarize applicant's eligibility decisions based on information submitted and budgeting results.