DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES
In NY City the following was shared as it pertains to Medicaid, SSI, Medicare
In New York City no Medicaid cases will be closed for failure to renew or failure to provide documentation. Medicaid on or before March 18,2020 will be opened with coverage and renewal will be extended.
SSI, recipients and assistance Medicaid coverage will also be extended.
During COVID-19 NYC residents who are 65 or over living with someone with a disability or blindness, foster care etc and young adults under the age of 26 can fax their application to 1917-639-0732.
Other applicants not in categories listed above may submit applications to www.nystateofhealth.ny.gov. or call 1-855-355-5777