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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,” sponsored by Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-AZ) was unveiled and described. A distinguished panel spoke about the need for strengthening the program.
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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Tag Archives: Affordable Care Act
In this report, NSCLC analyzes the specific impact of a new rule that means state Medicaid program are required to pay certain physicians at rates that are no lower than Medicare’s.
NSCLC summaries the Memorandum of Understanding between the state of Ohio and the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
A summary of the first Memorandum of Understanding for a dual eligible demonstration project with the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
December 13, 2012 Statement for Capitol Hill Briefing “The Importance of Health Care Access Among Hispanic Older Adults” Fay Gordon, Staff Attorney Hello, thank you for inviting the National Senior Citizens Law Center to participate in this timely and important … Continue reading
In this blog for the New Republic, Simon Lazarus defends the Solicitor’s defense of the Affordable Care Act before the Supreme Court. Read the blog and comment.
Amicus Brief: National Federation of Independent Businesses et al v Sebelius et al / State of Florida et al v DHHS et al
In this joint Supreme Court friend of the court brief submitted on January 30, 2012, it is argued that the provisions of the Affordable Care Act affecting those over age 65 should not be affected if the minimum coverage provision is … Continue reading
In a Supreme Court amicus brief submitted January 11, 2012, National Senior Citizens Law Center’s Rochelle Bobroff, acting as Counsel of Record, writes that that the Affordable Care Act’s minimum coverage provision or individual mandate “falls squarely within Congress’ authority to … Continue reading
In this Ohio State Law Journal article, Simon Lazarus details the challenges posed by the “increasingly reactionary and radical conservative agenda” in relation to the role of the Constitution and the courts.
SLATE (1/9/2012). By Simon Lazarus. Hand Wringing on Health Care. Republican appointees have concluded that upholding the ACA mandate is compelled by the text of the Commerce Clause and Supreme Court precedent, that it is no more “coercive” than other measures, … Continue reading