Advocates want Medicaid cuts to home care eligibility blocked in budget

March 7, 2023

Disabled people across the state are pleading with lawmakers to block cuts to New York's Medicaid program. Sen. Gustavo Rivera sponsors legislation to prevent the changes to state Medicaid that would reduce eligibility and access to at-home services, and restore consumer-directed personal assistance (CDPA) to its pre-2020 form. Advocates maintain they are not open to compromise and any reduction in eligibility for home care is not an option. Read the full article.