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John F. O'Neill
3085 Veterans Memorial Hwy
Ronkonkoma, NY 11779
Phone: (631) 854-9930
Emergency Services (After 4:30 PM & Weekends, Holidays): (631) 854-9100
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Medical Assistance (MEDICAID) provides essential medical services for persons receiving Public Assistance and other low-income persons. Services covered include inpatient and out patient hospital care, physician services, skilled nursing care, laboratory and X-ray services, early and periodic screening of children, home health care services and transportation services.
Apply Online: www.nystateofhealth.ny.gov
By Telephone: 1 (855) 355-5777
In Person: Navigator Agencies or Medicaid Sites
Applying for Medicaid - Helpful Information
Persons With Ongoing Medicaid Only Case
Persons who already have an open Medicaid case (not Chronic Care), should call the Undercare Unit with any questions.
Riverhead Center - Medicaid East: (631) 852-3570
Smithtown Center - Medicaid West: (631) 854-0555
Medicaid Provider Referral Services: 1 (800) 541-2831
Persons with a Medicaid card can call to find out the names of primary care physicians and specialists who accept Medicaid.
Persons with an active case, medical need and no means of transportation may get help with transportation to and from health care providers (doctor, clinic, hospital, etc.). All non-emergency trips require prior approval.
Medicaid recipients who provide their own transport, either by private vehicle or temporary transportation, should call for information on reimbursement.
Persons enrolled in the Affinity, Fidelis, Healthfirst or United Healthcare Managed Care plans must call their plan to receive help with transportation.
Medicaid Home Care
Individuals with both Medicare and Medicaid, who are 21 years of age or older, seeking information on various Medicaid home care programs should call New York Medicaid Choice at 1 (888) 401-MLTC (6582).
Other individuals not enrolled in Medicaid Managed Care seeking information regarding non-institutional care such as personal care aide services, should call the Home Care Intake Unit at (631) 854-9585.
Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Program (CDPAP): (631) 854-9585
Personal Care Services: (631) 854-9585
Long Term Home Health Care Program: (631) 854-9834
Private Duty Nursing Services - New York State Dept. of Health: (518) 474-8161 or 1 (800) 342-3005
MA/SSI and MA/OVERAGE
SSI recipients needing Medicaid information, please call: (631) 853-8926.
Persons who wish to "spend down" or pay an overage to qualify for Medicaid coverage, please call: (631) 854-5879.
Managed Care: 1 (800) 505-5678
All Temporary Assistance, Medicaid-only and SSI-Medicaid clients may choose from five managed care plans to receive the complete menu of Medicaid benefits.
There are no costs, no caps, and no co-payments. Each member has his/her own physician or pediatrician-OB/GYN, who will coordinate all their health needs.
Call New York Medicaid Choice at 1 (800) 505-5678 to receive a packet of informative brochures on each plan and an enrollment form.
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