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Senate SSI Bill Introduced (3/7/2014) Senators Brown and Warren introduced the Supplemental Security Income Restoration Act of 2014 today. It would fix key elements of the program.
Grant Specht, of Bet Tzedek Legal Services of Los Angeles, relies on NSCLC expertise.. Read More.
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SSI Bill Introduced in the Senate. @NSCLC1 thanks @elizabethforma and @SenSherrodBrown. Has fixes elderly poor need.http://t.co/1nI74f9rN3(about 12 hours ago)
Has your state expanded spousal impoverishment protections? http://t.co/9zD1Jbx7Vq(about 1 day ago)
Joan Entmacher video on SSI at Senate Aging Hearing 3/5/14 http://t.co/MMaw5F3xb0(about 1 day ago)
Tag Archives: Home and Community-based Services
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
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