Self Advocacy Association of New York State

Rules for Medicaid Service Coordination

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~ Introduction - What is it all about?
~ Rules for Service Coordination
~ Paperwork
~ Working Out Issues
~ Choices
~ Brochure
~ Click here to download a booklet about the above information, updated 2007 - PDF
Medicaid Service Coordination has rules for provider agencies (vendors), service coordinators, and self-advocates. Knowing the rules will help you understand how to work with your staff and how they work for you.

Rules To Be Aware Of:

  • You have the right to see your paperwork
  • It is your right to be involved in the development of your paperwork
  • You have the right to choose your service coordinator
  • You can choose where and when you meet your service coordinator You have the right to request changes in you services and your life
  • You have the right to choose who is in your circle
  • You have the right to talk with your service coordinator when you are not satisfied with his or her work
  • You have the right to talk with your service coordinator's supervisor if you continue to be dissatisfied
  • You have the right to change service coordinators
  • You have the right to change the agency (vendor) that provides service coordination to you
  • You have the right to request to withdraw from the Medicaid Service Coordination program if you no longer need the assistance of a service coordinator

 

 
SANYS, Self-Advocacy Association of NYS, Inc.