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Fundamentals of Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Income (SSDI)

On Thursday, June 16th, 2022, Julie Babayeva, Supervising Attorney in NYLAG’s LegalHealth division hosted a virtual training for the National Cancer Legal Services Network (NCLSN) on SSI and SSDI eligibility considerations, including immigration and work history issues. Case examples were also discussed to highlight important factors in the application and appeals process, including special rules …

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Assessing the Value of Medical-Legal Partnerships: Case Study of New York City’s LegalHealth

LegalHealth’s Informational Town Hall on the Changes to Medicaid-Funded Home Care

On Monday, April 25, 2022, Coordinating Attorney of LegalHealth’s Home Care Project, Sarah Chappell, hosted a virtual informational session for LegalHealth’s hospital partners. This town hall informed and answered questions about the new home care assessment process phased-in starting in May 2022, as well as previewed changes to medical eligibility for home care that have …

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LegalHealth’s Informational Town Hall on the End of The Eviction Moratorium

On Thursday, January 20th, 2022, LegalHealth’s Housing Coordinating Attorney, Simone Meyer and Supervising Attorney, Howard Sherwin, hosted a virtual informational session on how the expiration of the NYS Moratorium will impact tenants facing eviction and what protections and resources remain to protect these vulnerable tenants. The information was presented to health care providers, social workers, …

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