View 2011 Alerts

Health Network Alert - NSCLC Attorney Co-Presents Webinar on Involuntary Nursing Home Discharge

(1/28/2015)  Free Webinar – Involuntary Transfer and Discharge from Nursing Homes: Prevention, Advocacy, and Appeals When: February 11, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. EST This webinar will discuss strategies and best practices for preventing involuntary discharge from nursing homes and advocating for … Continue reading

Health Network Alert - Help for Medicare Beneficiaries Transitioning from Expansion Medicaid

(1/27/2014)  Two new resources analyze what states are required do and what flexibilities they have to assist beneficiaries who transition from Expansion Medicaid to Medicare. Both resources provide important information to state advocates, state officials and other stakeholders on how …

Income Network Alert - Supreme Court’s Unanimous Decision on Jesinoski is a Big Win for Homeowners

(1/26/2015)  More than 80% of older adults own their home and many are at risk or have lost their home to foreclosure due to predatory mortgage lending practices. The right to rescind a mortgage loan under the Truth in Lending …

Health Network Alert - Supreme Court’s Unanimous Decision on Jesinoski is a Big Win for Homeowners

(1/26/2015)  More than 80% of older adults own their home and many are at risk or have lost their home to foreclosure due to predatory mortgage lending practices. The right to rescind a mortgage loan under the Truth in Lending …

Health Network Alert - FLSA Home Care Rule Struck Down by D.C. District Court

(1/20/2015)  A U.S. federal district court has struck down new rules that would have applied Fair Labor Standards Act standards, like payment of minimum wage and overtime, to most Medicaid home care providers. Historically, many personal care providers and other …

Events - WEBINAR: The California Coordinated Care Initiative: Advanced Training Consumer Protections and Benefit Package Summary

Free Webinar Series California is moving forward with the Coordinated Care Initiative (CCI), including the federally-approved dual eligible demonstration known as Cal MediConnect. The CCI started on April 1, 2014, in certain counties, and will continue to be implemented over … Continue reading

Income Network Alert - New House Amendment Could Threaten Social Security and Disability Benefits

(1/13/2015)  Last week the House of Representatives approved a rule that prohibits any legislation that would reallocate funds between the Social Security Administration’s Old Age and Survivors Insurance (OASI) and its Disability Insurance (DI) programs.

Health Network Alert - New House Amendment Could Threaten Social Security and Disability Benefits

(1/13/2015)  Last week the House of Representatives approved a rule that prohibits any legislation that would reallocate funds between the Social Security Administration’s Old Age and Survivors Insurance (OASI) and its Disability Insurance (DI) programs.

Health Network Alert - State Officials, Providers, and Disability and Aging Groups Praise CMS Guidance on HCBS Rule

(1/12/2015)  Since Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) release of final regulations regarding the settings of Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) rule in January 2014, there has been some confusion among providers, families, advocates, people with disabilities and …

Events - WEBINAR: The California Coordinated Care Initiative: What Advocates Need to Know – Santa Clara County

Free Webinar Series Starting January 1, 2015, Santa Clara County became the sixth California county to move forward with the Coordinated Care Initiative (CCI), including the federally-approved dual eligible demonstration project known as Cal MediConnect. The CCI fundamentally changes the … Continue reading