ACR/Access Care and Resources for Health at 282-0005, ext. 18
Cayuga Seneca Community Action Agency at 255-1703
FIDELIS at 315-313-3524 and 315-214-1562
United HealthCare at 315-558-0408 and 315-415-9676
Information Needed to Apply
To apply, you will need the following information for all applicants, spouse and parents of applying children:
All household income and employer information including:
social security benefits
Citizenship information/immigration status information if applicable
Complete legal names
Dates of birth
Information on any additional health insurance available
Name of primary care physician
Resident address and mailing address
Social security numbers
Any questions or reporting any changes must be done through the Service Center at 855-355-5777.
If you do not fall into one of the categories listed above, please call the Cayuga County Medicaid Office at 315-253-1382 for application information.
Immediate Need for Personal Care Services / Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Services
If you think you have an immediate need for Personal Care Services (PCS) or Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Services (CDPAS), such as housekeeping, meal preparation, bathing, or toileting, your eligibility for these services may be processed more quickly if you meet the following conditions:
You are not receiving needed help from a home care services agency
You have no adaptive or specialized equipment or supplies in use to meet your needs
You have no informal caregivers available, able and willing to provide or continue to provide care
You have no third party insurance or Medicare benefits available to pay for needed help
No Existing Medicaid Coverage
If you don’t already have Medicaid coverage, and you meet the above conditions, you may ask to have your Medicaid application processed more quickly by sending in a completed Access New York Health Insurance Application and the Access New York Supplement. If needed, you will also need to provide a physician’s order for services and a signed Attestation of Immediate Need.
Existing Medicaid Coverage Except Community Coverage
If you already have Medicaid coverage that does not include coverage for community, you will need to provide a physician’s order for services and a signed Attestation of Immediate Need.
To obtain these forms and submit your request please contact the Medicaid Department at (315) 253-1382.