3/26/20 ACCESS HRA Coronvirus - Skip The Trip
HRA Center Locations
To help stop the spread of COVID-19, we have consolidated our HRA Job, SNAP, and Medicaid Center locations, effective 12:00pm yesterday, Tuesday, March 24. As we have reported in our previous communications, we asked the State for – and received – permission to accept Cash Assistance (CA) applications online, which, as you know, began on Friday, March 20. The interview portion of the CA application process is being conducted by telephone.
As a result of these consolidations, we are advising New Yorkers to apply for public benefits online at ACCESS HRA in order to prevent unnecessary visits to an HRA center. For clients who cannot or do not want to apply online, a list of Job, SNAP, and Medicaid center locations that will remain open can be found here: Job, SNAP, Medicaid.
If you were not able to join the call, please find an audio recording here, password: DSSevent032320.
If you have any questions or concerns about this change, please do not hesitate to reach out to Vanessa Fuentes in the Office of Advocacy and Outreach, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
March 18, 2020 Letter to Providers
- Please contact your city agency Program Specialist to discuss contract changes. Please contact Tierra Labrada with any DOHMH or HRA issuess
- The City is moving to register all contracts and amendments.
- The City is working on cash advances and back payments.
- New audits are suspended; for existing audits, timelines are being extended
- All COVID-19 expenses should be categorized as such for future reimbursement
- Discussion of Essential and Non Essential service delivery
- Allows for Telemental Health services
3/31/20 Covid-19 Updates NEW
3/30/20 Guidance to owners and contractors regarding enforcement of Essential vs. Nonessential construction NEW
- Continue checking their website for supplemental guidance and faqs
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