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He Received Medicaid Coverage For Years. Now, the State Wants $32,000 Back.

Bronx man’s plight highlights call for city’s poverty relief agency to extend an expiring moratorium on settlement collections from people deemed disqualified for public benefits already received.

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Scammers Love a Crisis. Here’s What You Need to Know to Protect Yourself

Fraudsters are using the coronavirus pandemic to con people out of money, passwords and valuable data. We’ve got some tips on thwarting them.

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Meet the Company Reaping Big Bucks From N.Y.’s Budget-Busting Medicaid Surge

Gov. Cuomo blames NYC for rising insurance rolls — while the state pays Virginia-based Maximus dearly to decide which poor people deserve costly care.

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Booming Long-Term Care Industry Drives Budget-Busting Medicaid Cost Surge

While Gov. Cuomo demands NYC pay a greater share, insurers sign up patients by the thousands — sometimes for services they don’t actually get.

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Cuomo’s Recipe to Plug $6B Budget Hole: Everyone Shares Medicaid Pain

Proposed Medicaid changes could leave NYC on the hook for hundreds of millions of dollars a year as governor put forward record $178.6 billion plan.

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What You Need to Know to Decode Gov. Cuomo’s $175 Billion-Plus State Budget Speech

New York’s quirk-packed budget process gets more complicated this year, thanks to a Medicaid-fueled $6 billion deficit. Here’s how it all affects you.

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Mayor’s $95.3 Billion Proposed Budget Adds Costs, Not Programs

Despite no new big-ticket items, Bill de Blasio’s no-frills fiscal plan piles on $3.1 billion personnel and other costs as state money woes loom.

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With $6 Billion State Budget Deficit, Will Cuomo Target NYC?

If history is any indicator, the governor will look to hit the city with social services cuts as ballooning Medicaid costs drive widening budget gap.

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City Council Tasks Schools With Educating Immigrant Families on Public Charge Rule

A bill passed by the City Council Thursday would require public schools to give students "educational materials" about new Trump admin. policy.

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