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NSCLC’s Paul Nathanson writes in a New America Media blog that it is crucial that the Social Security Administration communicate with individuals in language that people understand.
Reneto Wilkins lost his SSI benefits and assessed $18,000 in overpayments when he had too much in savings… Read More.
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RT @NCOAging: "Reauthorizing the OAA is crucial to ensure that we meet the needs of today's seniors" - Jim Firman http://t.co/jlmQZAAX91(about 2 hours ago)
EPA Aging Initiative. Chance to enter Rachel Carson Sense of Wonder contest. http://t.co/JcaiXAKFHg(about 2 hours ago)
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(April 2013) Last year marked NSCLC’s 40th anniversary. While we celebrated that milestone, we also recognized that challenges to the rights of low income older adults to quality health care, economic security or access to the courts have by no … Continue reading
(5/2/13) On behalf of the state’s dual eligibles, advocates call for limiting the demonstration size, a more realistic implementation timeframe, voluntary enrollment, requiring home and community-based services as part of benefit package, and more.
A briefing to introduce the SSI Restoration Act (H.R. 1601) Wednesday drew about 60 Hill staff, policymakers, government officials and advocates from national organizations.
What is the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program? Who qualifies for SSI benefits? What are the eligibility rules of the program? And how are SSI benefits the same as and different from other benefits from the Social Security Administration? We … Continue reading
Free Webinar Series The state of California is moving forward with implementation of the Coordinated Care Initiative (CCI), including the recently federally-approved dual eligible demonstration project, now known as Cal MediConnect. The CCI is currently set to begin on January … Continue reading
On April 17, NSCLC sponsored a Capitol Hill briefing attended by some 60 Hill staff, government officials, as well as consumer and other interest groups. At the briefing, the “SSI Restoration Act” (H.R. 1601) sponsored by Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-AZ) was …
On March 27th, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) to implement a dual eligible demonstration that will transform the way Medicare and … Continue reading
On March 27th, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) to implement a dual eligible demonstration that will transform the way Medicare and …
The National Senior Citizens Law Center asks for your help in distributing the attached notice to your networks, members and IHSS consumers, and in posting the attached flyer in your offices. The notice and flyer are about the settlement of …
The National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare is mobilizing advocates across the nation in a Congressional Call-In day on Wednesday, April 10th, the day that President Obama releases his budget that will reportedly include cuts to Social Security …