Medicaid is a state run program. NY can do what it wants to, regardless of what FL decides to do. So comparing the benefits offered in NY to those offered in FL does no good.
Only the state can tell you whether he is eligible for Emergency Medicaid. If FL says he is not, there is nothing immigration or NY can do about it.
Here is the information about Emergency Medicaid in Florida: "Noncitizens, who are Medicaid eligible except for their citizenship status, may be eligible for Medicaid to cover a serious medical emergency. This includes the emergency labor and delivery of a child. Before Medicaid may be authorized, applicants must provide proof from a medical professional stating the treatment was due to an emergency condition. The proof also must include the dates of the emergency."
If you notice, it says that before your husband can be eligible for Emergency Medicaid, he must have proof from a medical professional that the treatment was due to a "serious" medical emergency, including the dates of the emergency. So if no medical professional provides proof that it was a serious medical emergency in accordance with the state Medicaid office, then Emergency Medicaid will not be issued. That is a requirement.
It also says that an alien "may" be eligible for Emergency Medicaid assistance. That indicates that the state of FL has the sole discretion to decide who gets Emergency Medicaid and who does not. There is no "right" to benefits of this sort. They are authorized in the discretion of the state Medicaid office.
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