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Health Network Alert - NSCLC Advocates Guide for Notices in Medicaid Managed LTSS

(11/20/2014)  As Managed Long Term Services and Supports (MLTSS) rolls out nationwide, advocates on the ground have seen due process violations in appeals and notices of action. In this tool for advocates and consumers, NSCLC focuses on notice and appeal …

Health Network Alert - WEBINAR: Emerging Issues and Consumer Rights in Providing Medicaid LTSS through Managed Care

Free Webinar When: Wednesday, November 19, 2014  2-3 PM EDT This webinar will examine the critically important issue of consumer rights in the 28 states that have moved to Medicaid managed long-term services and supports (LTSS) systems. Additionally, it will … Continue reading

Events - WEBINAR: Dual Eligible Demonstrations – An Update for Advocates

Free Webinar When: Wednesday, December 3, 2014  3 – 4 PM EDT Over the past year, hundreds of thousands of beneficiaries in several states received passive enrollment notices as part of the Financial Alignment Initiative. On January 1, 2015, another … Continue reading

Events - WEBINAR: Cal MediConnect January 2015 Enrollment: What Advocates Need to Know

Free Webinar When: Monday, November 24, 2014 11 AM – 12 PM PDT Over 120,000 dual eligibles are slated for passive enrollment into Cal MediConnect plans in January 2015 in five of the eight Coordinated Care Initiative counties. Beneficiaries with … Continue reading

Health Network Alert - Conflict Free Case Management: Themes in States Implementing New Systems

(10/30/2014)  September 30, 2015 marks the statutory deadline for states that received funding under the Balancing Incentive Payments Program (BIPP) to make significant changes to how they fund long-term services and supports (LTSS). For the past three years, participating states …

Health Network Alert - WEBINAR: Medicaid Long-Term Services and Supports – Appeals 101

Free Webinar When: Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 2-3 PM EDT Since 2009, the number of states delivering Medicaid long-term services and supports (LTSS) through managed care has increased more than four-fold, so that presently, 28 states either operate a managed … Continue reading

Income Network Alert - Social Security and Supplemental Security Income: Vital Components of Our Waning Safety Net

(10/21/2014)  Social Security, with its retirement, survivor and disability benefits, and the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program are more critical than ever for the financial security of millions of our nation’s most vulnerable citizens.

CA Health Network Alert - Cal MediConnect January 2015 Enrollment Fact Sheet (PDF)

(10/20/2014)  Over 100,000 dual eligibles are slated for passive enrollment into Cal MediConnect plans in January 2015 in five of the eight Coordinated Care Initiative counties. Beneficiaries with January birthdays as well as several populations that were held for enrollment …

CCI Advocates Alert – October 15, 2014 (PDF)

The CCI Advocates Alert is a biweekly summary of changes, on-the-ground reports, advocacy tips, and resources regarding California’s Coordinated Care Initiative.

Events - WEBINAR: Assisted Living State By State

Free Webinar When: Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, 11 a.m. – NOON PDT/ 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. EDT As part of the National Senior Citizens Law Center’s new project, Making up for Lost Time: Addressing Problems In California’s Assisted Living … Continue reading