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NSCLC’s Paul Nathanson writes in a New America Media blog that it is crucial that the Social Security Administration communicate with individuals in language that people understand.
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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Celebrating Rachel Carson’s Life and Legacy | Science: http://t.co/XjRUXlhHhT(about 5 hours ago)
RT @AARPCares: Best stimulus package may be food stamps: http://t.co/XwHPMmejs2 via @BloombergView(about 5 hours ago)
RT @NCOAging: "Reauthorizing the OAA is crucial to ensure that we meet the needs of today's seniors" - Jim Firman http://t.co/jlmQZAAX91(about 5 hours ago)
EPA Aging Initiative. Chance to enter Rachel Carson Sense of Wonder contest. http://t.co/JcaiXAKFHg(about 5 hours ago)
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Tag Archives: Home and Community-based Services
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
Ensuring Quality and Oversight in Assisted Living As Medicaid beneficiaries and monies are increasingly shifted from nursing homes to assisted living facilities and other HCBS settings, it is entirely appropriate that Congress and CMS establish some standards on what type … Continue reading