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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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PBS Newshour video on caregiving. http://t.co/lNoE3bjGUd(about 5 days ago)
@NSCLC1's Eric Carlson says CA inspection of assisted living important. http://t.co/dau4q5d8ui(about 6 days ago)
Calif. Legislative Committees Advance Assisted-Living Reforms - California Healthline http://t.co/itfQqvTPR6(about 6 days ago)
Tag Archives: Home and Community-based Services
WEBINAR: Understanding and Impacting Implementation of New Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services Rules
Free Webinar – April 29, 2014 New federal Medicaid rules would, for the first time, set standards that seek to ensure Medicaid HCBS is provided in non-institutional settings, however, many details remain to be determined by individual states. Consumers, advocates … Continue reading
This brief describes how Medicaid continues to give preference to long term services and supports in institutional settings, and provides recommendations to expand and improve home and community-based services for every eligible Medicaid beneficiary.
This fact sheet shares national data on home and community-based services including who provides services, how much states are spending on long term services and supports for elders, and more.
In this short article for California Healthline, NSCLC’s Eric Carlson writes, “California’s assisted living system is decades out of date. As a result, the state’s assisted living residents — elderly and generally vulnerable — are increasingly at risk from substandard … Continue reading
Dec. 19, 2013 WASHINGTON, DC — The Commission on Long-Term Care accomplished an important goal: elevating the conversation in Washington about the need to improve long-term care. The Commission report and the alternative report call attention to the urgent need …
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: Opportunities and Challenges for Older … Continue reading
Seeking to prepare both advocates and consumers for Florida’s plan to move most consumers in long-term care to managed care, the Academy of Florida Elder Law Attorneys, Florida Legal Services and NSCLC have published a number of easy-to-understand materials.
Integrating Medicare and Medicaid: What’s Happening Now, and What It Means for Assisted Living and Other LTSS
This webinar, sponsored by the Assisted Living Consumer Alliance, explains the dual eligible integration process, with a focus on how the new demonstrations will affect long-term services and supports (LTSS) and their significance to assisted living and other long term … Continue reading
CMS Releases Community First Choice Final Regulations; Seeks More Input on When Housing Is “Community-Base”
As it continues implementation of the Affordable Care Act, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released final regulations for the Community First Choice option (CFC). CFC provides an incentive for state Medicaid programs to offer more extensive … Continue reading