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Senate SSI Bill Introduced (3/7/2014) Senators Brown and Warren introduced the Supplemental Security Income Restoration Act of 2014 March 6, 2014. It would fix key elements of the program.
Marion Dyke Jr. lost his Social Security and SSI benefits in January 2010. Read More.
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Tag Archives: Health Care Reform
CMS recently shared proposed regulations for the Medicare prescription drug program (Part D) and the Medicare managed care program (Part C) for public comment. Several of the proposals represent important steps in improving the program and protecting beneficiaries. They include …
In a letter to State Medicaid Directors, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) addressed questions on the application of estate recovery rules to MAGI Medicaid individuals who are eligible for LTSS. The agency noted the chilling effect estate …
A number of troubling incidents that have been chronicled in the media the past few years have forced a re-examination of the regulation of California’s assisted living facilities, a popular option for seniors who do not require skilled nursing care, …
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.
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
SLATE, The Medicaid Ambush (11/14/11) The Supreme Court’s unexpected and astounding reasons for wanting to hear a challenge to Obamacare. By Simon Lazarus and Dahlia Lithwick. The Supreme Court agreed Monday to hear a challenge to the Affordable Care Act, … Continue reading
In comments made to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, NSCLC makes several recommendations related to how states comply with screening requirements of Medicare Part D’s low-income subsidy and several other sections.
The new health reform law impacts low income older adults. Click here to read Health Care Reform and Low-Income Older Adults: An Overview (April 2010)