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How One National Organization Protects the Rights of California’s Most Vulnerable Citizens Grantee magazine says NSCLC is working hard to make sure dual eligibles understand all the moving parts of California’s Coordinated Care Initiative so they can make informed choices without disruption in health services.
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- ISSUE BRIEF: Medicaid Expansion and Transition Issues for California Seniors and Persons with Disabilities
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) will afford millions of uninsured individuals with healthcare coverage through the expansion of Medicaid and the creation of state healthcare exchanges. A new NSCLC issue brief, Medicaid Expansion in California: Opportu...
- Mass. Dual Eligible Contract Analysis Provides Consumer Protection Advice
As states seek to move thousands of elderly and persons with disabilities with both Medicare and Medicaid (dual eligibles) into private managed care plans, advocates need information on how to address important consumer protections. A new NSCLC analysi...
- ISSUE BRIEF: Why SSI Needs An Appeal Process That Works
A new NSCLC issue brief, Why SSI Needs an Appeal Process That Works, provides an overview of how Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients are harmed when the Social Security Administration decides to stop or decrease their benefits, and they have ...
- New Advocate’s Guide on California’s Coordinated Care Initiative Released
Released today, the Advocate's Guide to California's Coordinated Care Initiative helps advocates understand the Coordinated Care Initiative (CCI), a new state program changing the way dual eligible beneficiaries and other seniors and persons with disa...
- Summary of CMS Guidance on Managed Long-Term Services and Supports
(May 2013) The guidance consists of two documents, each of which sets forth 10 elements that CMS believes should be incorporated into managed LTSS (MTLSS) programs. This summary sets forth some noteworthy aspects of the 10 elements, and also briefly d...
- Continuity of Care in the Dual Eligible Demonstrations: A Tool for Advocates
A key protection for dual eligibles who are enrolling in the financial alignment demonstration projects being undertaken by states and the Medicare-Medicaid Coordination Office (MMCO) is continuity of care. Individuals joining plans participating in ...
- Recommendations for the Commission on Long-Term Care
President Obama has recently appointed the final members of the Commission on Long Term Care. Over the next six months the Commission must accomplish one objective: develop a plan for the establishment, implementation and financing of a comprehensive, ...
- Report Summarizes Florida’s Long Term Care Managed Care Program
(March 2013) A new Special Report entitled Summary of Florida’s Long Term Care Managed Care Program summarizes important aspects of Florida’s long-term care managed care program. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) approved Florida...
- Special Report Analyzes Recent CMS Waiver Approvals For Medicaid Managed LTSS in New Jersey and New York
Of special interest to advocates for Medicaid beneficiaries who need long term services and supports, a new special report from the National Senior Citizens Law Center entitled A Review and Analysis of Recent CMS Waiver Approvals in New Jersey and New ...
- The Fiscal Cliff Deal: What Does It Mean for Low-income Older Adults?
ANALYSIS The Fiscal Cliff Deal: What Does It Mean for Low-income Older Adults? On Tuesday, January 1, 2013, by a vote of 257-167, the House of Representatives agreed to approve the Senate amendments to H.R. 8, the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012...