List of Resources

PHONE NUMBERS

Important Home Care and Medicaid support numbers for the elderly and disabled are listed below:

Social Security: (800) 772-1213

Medicare: (800) MEDICARE (800) 633-4227

NY Medicaid Helpline: (800) 541-2831

NY Medicaid Choice (Long-Care Customer Service): (800) 401-6582

NYC HRA Home Care Division: (929) 221-0849

NYC HRA Division of Accounts Receivable and Billing (DARB): (929) 221-6054 and (929) 221- 6060

 

For a list of New York State Managed Long-Term Care (MLTC) plans and contact numbers, Click below: 

https://www.health.ny.gov/health_care/managed_care/mltc/mltcplans.htm

 

  

ESSENTIAL LINKS & SITES

Explore our collection of useful links and websites focused on support for seniors and individuals with disabilities.

 

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Getting Paperwork

Birth Certificates: https://www.vitalchek.com/order_main.aspx?eventtype=birth

Marriage Records: https://www.vitalchek.com/order_main.aspx?eventtype=marriage

Divorce Records: https://www.vitalchek.com/order_main.aspx?eventtype=divorce

Death Certificates: https://www.vitalchek.com/order_main.aspx?eventtype=death

Social Security Cards: https://faq.ssa.gov/en-US/link/portal/34011/34019/Article/3755/How-do-I-apply-for-a-new-or-replacement-Social-Security-number-card

Social Security Awards Letters: https://secure.ssa.gov/RIL/SiView.action

(Must create a mySocialSecurity account to access your Awards Letter) 

 

1099 from Social Security: https://faq.ssa.gov/en-US/link/portal/34011/34019/Article/3706/How-can-I-get-a-form-SSA-1099-1042S-Social-Security-Benefit-Statement?URL=%2Fapps6z%2Fi1099%2Fmain.html

Medicare Card: https://faq.ssa.gov/en-US/link/portal/34011/34019/Article/3708?URL=%2Fapps6z%2FIMRC%2Fmain.html

Green Card: https://www.uscis.gov/green-card/after-we-grant-your-green-card/replace-your-green-card

 

 

ONLINE TOOLS

Explore our collection of convenient web links about coverage, documentation, and services for seniors and individuals with disabilities:

 

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MyMedicare: Create an account to access your Medicare profile, benefits, and services.

https://www.medicare.gov/account/login?client_id=max&redirect_uri=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.medicare.gov%2Fmy&relay=%2Fhome&lang=en-us

 

Check Medicare Enrollment: Find coverage details, Medicaid eligibility, and Medicare Advantage plan (if applicable).

https://www.medicare.gov/plan-compare/#/?year=2023&lang=en

 

Medicare Drug Plan: Find a Medicare drug plan that suits your needs on Medicare.gov.

https://www.medicare.gov/plan-compare/#/?year=2023&lang=en

 

Medigap Policy: Get supplemental coverage for Original Medicare coverage gaps. Find policy types, estimated costs, and a list of companies in your area offering each policy type.

https://www.medicare.gov/medigap-supplemental-insurance-plans/#/m/?year=2023&lang=en

 

Medicaid-Eligible: Verify if Medicare covers your specific test, item, or service on Medicare.gov.

https://www.medicare.gov/coverage

 

IRA Required Minimum Distribution (RMD) Calculator: Use Investor.gov to calculate the mandatory minimumdistribution for your IRA.

https://www.investor.gov/financial-tools-calculators/calculators/required-minimum-distribution-calculator

 

IRA Required Minimum Distribution (RMD) Calculator: Use T. Rowe Price Compute to calculate the required minimum distribution for your IRA

https://www.troweprice.com/personal-investing/resources/planning/rmds/index.html

 

MySocialSecurity: Manage your Social Security profile and benefits information by creating an account.

https://www.ssa.gov/myaccount/

 

VA eBenefits: Access VA benefits information, self-service tasks, and the National Resource Directory. Veterans, Service Members, Wounded Warriors, their families, and authorized caregivers can create an account.

https://www.ebenefits.va.gov/ebenefits/homepage

 

 

GOVERNMENT WEBSITES

Explore our collection of valuable web links about government services and support for seniors and individuals with disabilities:

 

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New York State Medicaid Reference Manual: https://www.health.ny.gov/health_care/medicaid/reference/mrg/index.htm

New York State Home Care Agencies (Complete List): http://homecare.nyhealth.gov/

NY Medicaid Choice (New York State Official Vendor Site – no government affiliation) https://www.nymedicaidchoice.com/ask/about-long-term-care-plans

Medicare: https://www.medicare.gov/

Social Security Resources: https://www.ssa.gov/

Department of Veterans Affairs: https://www.va.gov/

 

 

OTHER RESORCES

Explore our collection of noteworthy web links that provide valuable insights into coverage, services, and strategic planning for seniors and individuals with disabilities:

 

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New York Health Access: http://health.wnylc.com/health/

Seniorlaw.com: https://www.seniorlaw.com/

Cutner.com: https://www.cutner.com/

Elder Law Answers: https://www.elderlawanswers.com/