Health/Medical Care Services

MEDICARE AND MEDICAID INFORMATION

 
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2-1-1 Northeast Region 2-1-1 Northeast Region
General Information
Description of ServiceThe Albany County Department of Social Services will assist low income individuals 65 years old or older and/or receiving Medicare with acquiring and continuing their Medical Assistance without interruption. If the individual or family does not fall into the above category, they may call the New York State of Health (Exchange Marketplace) at 1-855-355-5777 for them to determine eligibility for Medical Assistance. They are able to do phone eligibility interviews or one can apply online with them at www.nystateofhealth.ny.gov.
LocationAlbany
Geographical AreaAlbany County
Public TransportationYes
Facility/ADA AccessYes
Intake ProcedureCall 518-447-7252
Intake RequirementsCall for information
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish, Multiple
EligibilityLow income individuals age 65 years or older and/or individuals receiving Medicare with no children under 19 years of age
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesNone/Not Applicable
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Specific Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
 
Contact Information
 
Physical Site Address 1 162 Washington Avenue
Physical Site City, State, Zip Albany, NY 12210
Main Phone 518-447-7300 Administrative
Emergency/After Hours Phone After hours Emergency # for Homeless, 518-463-2124, HATAS (Homeless and Travelers Aid Society)
Other Phone Service/Intake Adult Protective Services/NY Connects: 518-447-7177
Fax 518-447-7722
Web Address www.albanycounty.com/dss
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: ALBANY COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)
Affiliated Program: MEDICARE AND MEDICAID INFORMATION
This Service: Health/Medical Care Services
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Medicare (NS-8000.5000)