NYLAG’s Public Benefits Practice handles matters related to eligibility for a full range of federal and state public benefits. Staff handle individual public assistance, food stamps, and Medicaid matters.

In addition, other NYLAG divisions handle benefits matters that fall within those practice areas.  Such issues include:

  • Social Security Disability Insurance (SSD or SSDI)
  • Supplement Security Income (SSI)
  • Medicare
  • Medicare Part D prescription drug benefits
  • Medicaid managed care
  • Medicaid home care