Medical Assistance Unit   

The Medical Assistance Unit is responsible for determining the eligibility for Medicaid and Family Health Plus programs.

These programs are designed to provide necessary medical, dental and optical care to families who may not otherwise be able to obtain these services. This program is based on need. There are varying eligibility requirements for specialized groups such as pregnant women, children under age nineteen and the aged. Within this unit there are several specialized programs:

  • Nursing Home (Chronic Care)
  • Disabled Client Assistance Program
  • Medicare Savings Programs
  • Managed Care Medicaid Program
  • Aid to the Disabled
  • Buy-In for the Working Disabled
  • SSI Medicaid
New York State Department of Health  provides for these additional  Health Insurance Programs:
  • Medicaid Obstetrical & Maternal Services (MOMS) Program
  • Elderly Pharmaceutical Insurance Coverage (EPIC)
  • AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP)
  • HIV Uninsured Care Programs (ADAP)
  • HIV Special Needs Plans (HIV SNPS)
  • Prenatal Care Assistance Program (PCAP)
  • Medicaid Cancer Treatment Program: Breast,    Cervical, Colorectal and Prostate Cancer
  • Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)  
  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
  • Early Intervention Program
  • WIC (Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants & Children)
  • Commodity Supplemental Food Program
  • Farmers Market Nutrition Program
  • Healthy New York Program
  • Medicare
  • Veterans Health Information Clearing House
  • Workers' Compensation Preferred Provider Organizations (PPO)
  • Infertility


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Giselle Steketee,
Director of Temporary Assistance
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