Tag Archives: Affordable Care Act

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.

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Early Bird Rates Available Now for National Aging and Law Conference

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

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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

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How Dual Eligibles Can Benefit from Medicaid PCP Payment Increases

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.

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Summary of Ohio Dual Eligible Demonstration Agreement

NSCLC summaries the Memorandum of Understanding between the state of Ohio and the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

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Summary of Mass. Dual Eligible Demonstration Agreement

A summary of the first Memorandum of Understanding for a dual eligible demonstration project with the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

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The Importance of Health Care Access Among Hispanic Older Adults

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

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In Defense of Don Verrilli: Why the Solicitor General Actually Did a Great Job Defending Obamacare

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.

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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

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Individual Mandate Supported in Supreme Court Amicus Brief

 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

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