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NSCLC Executive Director Kevin Prindiville calls on Congress in his latest Huffington Post blog to act to update the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program to help low-income seniors like Dollie.
NSCLC Directing Attorney Eric Carlson is quoted in a Nov. 19, 2014 article in Governing concerning Medicaid reimbursement for care outside nursing homes.
Dollie, 73, lives solely on income from Supplemental Social Security for all of her living expenses. But the program needs an update. Watch Dollie’s story and then help NSCLC restore this important poverty program.
NSCLC on Twitter
Grt piece on the economic argument for more aid to elderly poor. Hint: it helps everyone! by @KarenDLincoln http://t.co/ThQyVscW2i(about 5 hours ago)
RT @BillMoyersHQ: Medicare + Medicaid are turning 50 this yr + are among the best ways to fight poverty says Kevin Prindiville. http://t.co…(about 11 hours ago)
Sign this petition from @medicarerights asking federal govt to prioritize enrollment education http://t.co/HtFFe0xKIB(about 1 day ago)
Tag Archives: Affordable Care Act
(12/05/2014) Under the Affordable Care Act, a number of states are participating in financial alignment demonstrations that combine the delivery of Medicare and Medicaid services for dual eligible beneficiaries. Even though financial alignment demonstrations are already “live” in five states …
Health Network Alert – HHS Issues New Guidance on Implementing Person-Centered Planning and Self-Direction
(07/24/2014) On June 6, 2014, the Secretary of Health and Human Services issued guidance on person-centered planning and self-direction for implementing Section 2402(a) of the Affordable Care Act.
The 2014 conference will be held October 16-17 at the AARP Brickfield Center in Washington, DC and will focus on practical information for front-line law and aging services providers and will feature sessions on healthcare and economic rights as well … Continue reading
ISSUE BRIEF: Medicaid Expansion and Transition Issues for California Seniors and Persons with Disabilities
November 2013 –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: Opportunities and Challenges … Continue reading
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